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Kiani’s story

My name is Bailey and I am an ECE teacher. My husband and I were very excited to learn we were expecting a baby girl, due in August 2021. My whole pregnancy was really great. Aside from the typical morning sickness at the beginning and the sore body towards the end...

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Siennas NICU journey

Hi my name is Sienna, I was born 11 weeks early on the 24th of April in Dunedin hospital. My mummy was diagnosed with preeclampsia and she had to have an emergency cesarean section to keep us both healthy and safe. Here is a photo of my mum holding my hand.I was...

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Jaye’s Story

Baby Jaye Born: October 2021Weight: 700 gramsGestation: -25 +0 weeks Jaye has one hell of a story to tell she is the strongest little person I've ever met. 💜 Jaye was born very early due to my cervix opening, membranes being exposed and in the end infection set in...

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Elsie’s NICU Journey

Our daughter Elsie was born on the 26th of October at 8.24pm, weighing 1211 grams at 27+6 weeks gestation. It was discovered I was in premature labour at 27 weeks following a small bleed. Living in Taupō where our hospital does not have the facilities to treat such...

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Antonia’s Story

As told by mum, Antonia  Unlike most people we know, our journey to have a child wasn’t the stock standard, or the norm, but one thing it has been, is no short of a miracle.  After two rounds of IVF and the transfer of 4 embryos, we finally got that...

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Harmony’s Story

I had my baby Desiigner Te Rauwhero Steven Heitia born @ 30 weeks gestation weighing 1905 grams in Waikato Hospital in August 2021. On this day was the 19th anniversary of the passing of my great grandmother & members of my family saw this as rebirth. During...

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Clare’s Story

Our wee girl Clare Louise was born in August 2012 nine weeks premature (31 weeks) in Wellington Hospital. Her brother was born at 37 weeks in 2010 by emergency c-section. When pregnant with Clare in 2012, at approx 27 weeks, Mum started bleeding and spent a few...

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Cushla’s Story

In 2016 I lost my baby at 13 weeks and even though I was a teenager, I spent years trying to conceive again after that and it just wasn't happening for my partner and me. I felt hopeless and broken and eventually gave up trying and then all of my dreams came true...

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