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Donate Your Drive to help Still Aware

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Earlier this month, Still Aware launched it's Donate Your Drive Appeal to help raise funds for our new awareness and education programs. Are you currently working from home? You might like to take advantage of EOFY and make a tax-deductible donation to the value of your usual commute to work....

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Safe pregnancy at risk in COVID-19 crisis

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Routine maternity care has recently changed in Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions, with researchers and clinicians expressing concerns that a drop in physical assessments and face-to-face consults could lead to an increase in stillbirth rates.  Pregnant women are currently not considered high risk to contract COVID-19, however changes are being...

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Nurses and midwives honoured for outstanding efforts.

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Still Aware, Australia’s only stillbirth awareness organisation, are calling on the Australian public to help award a Nurse and Midwife of the Year. As a continued celebration of the 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife, the South Australian charity will recognise and thank health professionals when presenting the award...

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What constitutes a medical reason for preterm birth?

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  Stillbirth risk left out in latest guidelines for preterm birth In a move to reduce preterm birth rates, an awareness campaign launched last month could potentially ignore important education that is proven to reduce stillbirth. Advocates for stillbirth prevention, Still Aware, are recommending all factors should be considered in the...

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Kaycen Watson

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27 July 2018   It wasn’t an easy task accepting my pregnancy as a single mum, but it was definitely the most beautiful experience I have ever had, not only achieving everything I did but proving to myself how strong I really was, being able to carry after thinking I couldn’t....

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Randolph Bob Burr

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16 October 1949 How times and the approach of the medical profession have changed – for the better. Our brother Randolph was stillborn to our mother in 1949. Rod, was 2 1/2 years old at the time, Kathy and Nancy not being born until 1950 and 1952 respectively. Thus the...

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Jaikob Dylan Miles

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24 September 2002 Jaikob was our first born. He wasn’t planned but once the shock wore off Pete and I were both excited. My pregnancy was very smooth no issues, well until I was 34 weeks. On the Friday I had my normal check up, everything was good, strong heart...

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Daniel Manning

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5 May 2014 Mine and Rods journey to fall pregnant was not the easiest we tried for a few years before we found out that we could not fall pregnant naturally. So we went to a fertility specialist. We only had to do one round of IVF and it worked....

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Omari

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1 January 2016 On this dark morning, the 25th of February 2016 at 12:22am, I sit on my bed, candles lit and tea in hand. From as young as I can remember I wanted only two things from life; to be a successful hairdresser and to be a mother. Two...

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Addi

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13 February 2015 I told her you never forget, it doesn’t get easier, you just learn a new way of life. You’re different, you won’t ever be the person you were before and that’s ok. Days will pass and then years. Some days you’re ok and others your not. We...

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