Online Support Services

L’il Aussie Prems Foundation

L’il Aussie Prems Foundation has two closed Facebook support groups which offer a lifeline of support in the premmie community. Information from these groups is only accessible by members so you must request to join. The groups remain closed and moderated for added security whilst remaining a safe, secure and a friendly community to all. 

You will need to request to join these groups before you will be granted access. 

Parent Support Group – 
Premmie Dad’s Support

Member group of the National Premmie Foundation

Pinky McKay (sleep expert)
From unborn child to grown child, My Child offers a sensitive, responsive approach to caring for your child that also considers your own needs for support. Pinky McKay offers practical, down to earth suggestions for parent survival as she shares her warmth, wit and wisdom.

Angel Babies Foundation
Angel Babies Foundation provides free counselling and information to individuals and families across Australia experiencing anxiety, grief or loss related to infertilty, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, perinatal death,
stillbirth, premature birth or neonatal death.


Wherever you are in Australia, you can get information about local services from the privacy of your own computer. The Lifeline National Service Finder lists details of around 20,000 services and service providers around the country. You can search the database using keywords for the type of service and location required. Alternatively you can direct your search by typing in your postcode

Raising Children Network
The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering
children aged 0-8 years.

Sands Australia
Promoting awareness, knowledge, support and understanding following the death of a baby from the time of conception through to infancy.

Australian Charity Of Child Photography
The ACOCP is a volunteer organisation of child photographers from all over Australia who have come together to form an organisation dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families that have experienced stillbirths, premature and ill infants and children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of their local hospitals, as well as children with serious and terminal illnesses.

The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) has been established as a separate body to oversee and to build on the clinical and research work undertaken through the Infant Clinic, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health. PIRI is an incorporated body with an Advisory Board and aims to become the pre-eminent body conducting research into parent-infant difficulties including prematurity, risk screening, and early intervention following postnatal depression.

Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a large community based self-help group, recognised as a leading authority on breastfeeding management. ABA’s breastfeeding counsellors help thousands of mothers every year. As breastfeeding mothers themselves, they know that breastfeeding may not always seem easy.

Mothers Milk Bank
The mothersmilkbank is a charity set up by marea ryan in order to provide pasteurized donor mothers milk to infants where human milk is not available. every baby needs to have the best food source available. human milk for human babies. The vision is to have a national network of human milk banks across australia.

Austprem offers families who have experienced the complex challenges of parenting a premature infant the opportunity to reach out to other families facing this journey, and offer friendship, information and support

Moment By Moment
Born from experience Moment by Moment is 100% dedicated to premature babies. We offer all you need for your journey. Gifts for premature babies, twins, triplets & siblings. Angel Baby/Baby Loss families are also cared for at Moment by Moment with Clothing & Keepsakes. You will find true stories on premature birth, Pre Eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome info, links with support services and charities that help those who have premature babies.


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