Welcome to Holland

Welcome to Holland – a Musing When you are going to have a baby it’s like planning a fabulous trip to Italy. You buy a bunch of guide books and make wonderful plans. The Colosseum, Michaelangelo’s David, the gondolas in Venice. You may even learn phrases in...

The White Family

The White Family Mark and Penny White with Brooke born 1995 at 38 weeks, Dale born 1997, at 23 weeks weight 540 g, spent 118 days in the nursery and went home on oxygen. Now a happy , healthy 7 year old. Casey born 2000 at 26 weeks and weighed 816g also went home on...

Abbie’s Story

Abbie’s Story Everything was progressing normally, or so I had been told, even though I had been bleeding for what felt like the duration of the pregnancy. I’d had several early scans just to monitor the bleeding, but no cause was ever determined. At 20 weeks...

Iman’s Story

Iman’s Story Iman (seen here when she was aged 3 years with her baby sister) was born prematurely in 1997 at 25 weeks’ gestation,  weighing 746g and smaller than her father’s hand. She is now in Year 10, is her school’s sports captain and top of her class...

1991-1992 Cohort – 2016 follow up

1991-1992 Cohort – 2016 follow up We are very excited to invite the participants to come and take part in some further research over the next three years. This will include some heart function testing, lung function testing, bone density studies, blood testing...
Victorian Infant Collaboration Study

Victorian Infant Collaboration Study