BORN far too early, they are our tiniest treasures and Australia's toughest
Each of these premature babies has overcome enormous odds to take their first
breath and gather the strength to get out of hospital and head home to their
Tomorrow is National Premmie Day and to celebrate the fighting spirit of
these babies Victoria's three support groups have, for the first time, come
together so families can share their amazing stories of courage and
From the moment they are born premature babies face medical complications
including respiratory disorders, sight and hearing loss, liver and kidney
problems and jaundice.
After months in hospital, when they finally head home, they are prone to
infections, must stay indoors and require extra love and care.