challenge · Education · Videos · World Prematurity Day

The NICU Filmmakers’ Challenge: UPDATE!

UPDATE: New deadline!  We have had many queries about this opportunity, and many have asked us for a bit more time … March Break seems to be getting in the way 🙂 So we are happy to announce we have extended the deadline until March 31st.  You can submit your proposal via email to kate.robson@cpbf-fbpc.org.… Continue reading The NICU Filmmakers’ Challenge: UPDATE!

Bursary · human milk

A neonatologist’s thoughts on the value of human milk

The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation recently held an event at Queen’s Park to raise awareness about the needs of premature and sick newborns; more specifically, we talked about the importance of exclusive human milk diets for these babies.  We were honoured to have the Hon. Minister Tracy MacCharles speak, along with MPP Mike Colle who… Continue reading A neonatologist’s thoughts on the value of human milk

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

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