Eden – 26 weeks, 4 days

Eden – 26 weeks, 4 days

Our Eden was born at 26 weeks 4 days in Wellington NICU. On day 3 Eden was in acute renal failure and almost didn’t make it. Eden was never intubated so his lungs were very scarred from breathing on his own much before they are meant to and meant he spent 112...
Walter – 28weeks 870gms

Walter – 28weeks 870gms

As told by his parents, Russell and Luisa Our son Walter John Remo Coombs came into this world and surprised us 12 weeks early as a 28 weeker weighing only 870g and 33cm long. He just couldn’t wait to be part of the family so he insisted on coming early. We had no...
Our son Elijah

Our son Elijah

My name is Kirrily and my beautiful son Elijah was born 10weeks early via emergency C-section but our journey started long before then.  On the 16th March 2022 I was 20+1 pregnant with my fifth baby.  At 1am I woke to my waters leaking then again at 2.30am...
Archie & Luca

Archie & Luca

As told by mum, Jessica My name is Jessica and my identical twin boys Archie and Luca arrived via emergency c-section 10 weeks early. Archie was very keen to make an entrance and decided that 4am on a Friday morning at 29w6d was a great time to break his...
Beautiful Charlie 29+5

Beautiful Charlie 29+5

Beautiful little Charlie arrived at 29+5 weeks in June 2021, weighing a tiny 1.34kg. Spontaneous premature delivery is what our hospital notes say, never really getting a reason why she made her early entrance. After spending a few days in bed with a hot water bottle...