Premature Babies Resources and Links

The following websites may be helpful to parents and families of prematurely born infants. They provide general information about premature babies, as well as information about the resources available to parents and families of these special babies.

If you can recommend a site, pattern, shop or anything that you think might be helpful to families with premature babies, we would like to hear about it! Please contact us via email at



Safe Sleeping

Nursery Products-

ACCC Safety Guide









The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is a vigorous and innovative Australian research institute whose vision is to improve the emotional well-being of parents and to optimise infant development.

PIRI provides a unique contribution to early intervention in Australia by combining basic research and clinical expertise to address perinatal depression and other difficulties facing parents and infants. The Institute aims to become the pre-eminent body in Australia conducting research in parent-infant difficulties.

Our areas of specialty include:

  • Supporting the mental health of parents in the transition to parenthood
  • Antenatal and postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Mother-infant relationships
  • Infant development
  • Mitigating the impacts of premature birth
  • Screening and identification of antenatal and postnatal depression
  • Developing interventions
  • Online treatment programs for perinatal depression and anxiety

Tel: (03) 9496 4496
Fax: (03) 9496 4148

The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI)

WEBINARS-Lifes Little Treasures

A book celebrating the lives of people born prematurely. View video below.’s Little Treasures and MCRI Webinars 2014


Life’s Little Treasures  eNewsletter

LLT APPs – Life’s Little Treasures Foundation
The Premature Baby Journal app is designed to track your baby’s progress through hospital and beyond.


Life's Little Treasures




Nappies & Skincare

These stores stock preemie size nappies

Clothing Shops & Site




Victorian Infant Collaborative Study

Victorian Infant Collaborative Study