Bursary

Last but not least, meet our third Bursary Award Recipient – Nathalee!

We are so proud to be able to announce our three recipients of our 2016 Bursary Awards.  There were many wonderful applications this year, and we do encourage applicants who were not successful to apply again in the future.   These three recipients all have very different and inspiring stories.  We will be posting their stories on… Continue reading Last but not least, meet our third Bursary Award Recipient – Nathalee!

Bursary · Hope

Our second recipient of CPBF’s 2016 Bursary Award … Daniel!

We are so proud to be able to announce our three recipients of our 2016 Bursary Awards.  There were many wonderful applications this year, and we do encourage applicants who were not successful to apply again in the future.   These three recipients all have very different and inspiring stories.  We will be posting their stories on… Continue reading Our second recipient of CPBF’s 2016 Bursary Award … Daniel!

Bursary · neonatal nursing

Meet our 2016 Bursary Award Recipients! First up … Aja

We are so proud to be able to announce our three recipients of our 2016 Bursary Awards.  There were many wonderful applications this year, and we do encourage applicants who were not successful to apply again in the future.   These three recipients all have very different and inspiring stories.  We will be posting their stories on… Continue reading Meet our 2016 Bursary Award Recipients! First up … Aja

Mental Health and Wellness · Uncategorized

Self-Care When Your Baby Is in the NICU

We continue to hear there is much greater risk for postpartum depression in mothers, as well as depression in fathers of premature babies, in comparison to those who have babies born at term. This makes sense to us! It is highly likely parents going through the experience of having a premature baby living in a… Continue reading Self-Care When Your Baby Is in the NICU

neonatal nursing

Thank a neonatal nurse!

In collaboration with the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses (CANN) and the Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN), we are inviting preemies, parents of preemies, and/or other family members to submit a short video that will be shown at the COINN conference, August 14-17,  in Vancouver, British Columbia. Neonatal nurses will be coming from all over… Continue reading Thank a neonatal nurse!

kangaroo care

The 2016 Kangaroo Challenge: Winners, more winners, and lessons learned

We were so happy to be able to partner with Sunnybrook HSC on this year’s Kangaroo Challenge, and we want to share a summary of this year’s event with you. To cut right to the chase, this year’s winners both were Canadian NICUs!  Alberta Children’s took home the Level 3/4 prize, with an astonishing 3.5… Continue reading The 2016 Kangaroo Challenge: Winners, more winners, and lessons learned

Bursary · Uncategorized

Post Secondary Education Bursary for the Prematurely Born

We are pleased to announce we are once again accepting applications for The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation Bursary! Last year we were excited to read the stories of our applicants and three winners were selected. Our 2015 bursary winners were: Katherine McNabb, studying Interior Design at Ryerson, born 10 weeks early Carmelina Izza, who began her… Continue reading Post Secondary Education Bursary for the Prematurely Born