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  • Who are Children’s Hospitals - Huggies
    Learn More Women s Children s Hospital Foundation The WCHF raises money and invests in initiatives that support the care and future health of South Australia s women babies and children It is SA s main provider of specialist care for children and young people with acute and chronic conditions and is the state s largest maternity and obstetric service Learn More The Royal Children s Hospital Foundation Melbourne The Royal Children s Hospital Foundation helps the Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne to implement life changing and life saving advances in child health care Donated funds are utilised for purposes of medical excellence in the areas of research leadership training technology equipment and patient and family centred care Learn More Sydney Children s Hospital Foundation The Sydney Children s Hospital Foundation s core purpose is to provide funding assistance for the support of equipment research and clinical services at Sydney Children s Hospital Randwick Each year the Hospital admits over 39 000 critically ill and injured children including over 900 admissions to the Intensive Care Unit Learn More The Royal Children s Hospital Foundation Queensland The Children s Health Foundation formerly known as the Royal Children s Hospital Foundation cares for children through more than 280 000 hospital visits and treating over 37 000 sick and injured kids from regional and rural communities across Queensland and northern New South Wales Learn More Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation provides funding for Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth to help to make things that little bit better for the hospital s young patients and their families through the purchase of vital medical equipment funding of specialist staff positions and training research and new technologies During the past year alone PMH saw more than 71 500 children present to the Emergency Department over 12 500 patients were admitted for an overnight stay or longer and over 180 000 Outpatients appointments were attended to Visit the website for more info Top Women s Children s Hospital Foundation The Women s Children s Hospital Foundation raises money and invests in initiatives that support the care and future health of South Australia s women babies and children The Women s Children s Hospital is South Australia s main provider of specialist care for children and young people with acute and chronic conditions and is the state s largest maternity and obstetric service Each year the Hospital provides expert maternity care for around 5 000 births treats over 39 000 sick and injured children in the Emergency Department and provides over 250 000 specialist outpatient services to women and children Visit the website for more info Top The Royal Children s Hospital Foundation The Royal Children s Hospital Foundation helps The Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne to implement life changing and life saving advances in child health care Donated funds are utilised for purposes of medical excellence in the areas of research leadership training technology equipment and patient and family centred care Annually

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  • Show Your Support - Huggies
    for Healing initiative during 2013 all of the beautiful babies below are back to their happy smiling selves Click on an image below to read their story Nathaniel Molly Amber Evelyn If you have a story you d like to share we would love to hear it Please tell us your story here Top Volunteer at your nearest Children s Hospital Each Children s Hospitals partner hospital always looks for dedicated and passionate individuals and groups to assist the hospital staff and patient families Volunteering occurs year around within the hospitals and can include cleaning toys putting play packs together giving relief time to mum s and dad s playing reading and nursing children The Huggies Team recently volunteered in the outpatient clinic at the Sydney Children s Hospital Read more and see some pictures from the day here Contact your nearest partner hospital directly to nominate times and days when you would like to volunteer Please note The hospitals require each person volunteering on premise to be authorized and they will conduct police checks and working with children registration Some hospitals will also require a training session to be completed prior to starting Children s Hospital Foundation QLD Contact Nicole Pearson P 07 3852 1199 E nicolep workingwonders com au Princess Margaret Hospital WA Contact Volunteer Coordinator P 08 9340 8716 E anne smith pmhfoundation com Sydney Children s Hospital NSW Contact Jenni Corbett Community Liaison Officer P 02 9382 3570 E jenni corbett sesiahs health nsw gov au Royal Children s Hospital VIC Contact Royal Children s Hospital Volunteer service P 03 9345 5880 E volunteer service rch org au Women s Children s Hospital SA Contact Sandy Keane P 08 8161 8348 E sandy keane health sa gov au Top Donate Books or Toys Each Children s Hospitals partner hospital warmly accepts donations of toys and books from the community year round It s all too easy for homes to become filled with your child s toys they get so many presents for birthdays and Christmas that you may find they have two or even three of a particular toy If you have toys that your children no longer need and have never used before you can donate them to one of the Children s Hospitals and in doing so will help to brighten the life of a sick child If you wish to make a donation please contact your nearest Children s Hospitals Foundations Australia partner hospital NSW 02 9382 1111 VIC 03 9345 5522 QLD 07 3636 3777 SA 08 8161 7000 WA 08 9340 8222 Please note Donated toys should be brand new and not used before and need to be sent in their original packaging For hygiene and infection control reasons the best toys are those which are made of plastic or wood Toy Donation suggestions Baby toys Activity Light up and or Musical Toys Rattles small Hand Toys Stacking Rings Toddler Toys Wooden Puzzles simple Stacking Blocks Toy Cash Register Kitchen Tools

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  • Latest News - Huggies
    Children s Hospital one of the five children s hospitals supported by Children s Read On Channel Ten s Carrie Bickmore joins forces with Huggies to support Children s Hospitals Channel Ten s Carrie Bickmore joins forces with Huggies to support Children s Hospitals The Huggies Brand has teamed up with TV host and mum Carrie Bickmore to raise awareness and support for Children s Hospital s the national Read On Huggies donation to Children s Hospitals in 2013 Huggies donation to Children s Hospitals in 2013 In 2013 the Huggies Brand donated 100 000 to Children s Hospitals our hug to the sick babies and toddlers in the five major Children s Hospitals throughout Australia This donation helped Read On Play Therapy for Children in Hospital Play Therapy for Children in Hospital It s rarely a happy occasion when a child is in the hospital but play therapy is a really effective way to make it a little less overwhelming and a whole lot brighter How play therapy can help reduce Read On What happens in the Emergency Department in our Children s Hospitals What happens in the Emergency Department of our Children s Hospitals Hospital can be quite a stressful and uncertain time for you and bub so we ve had a chat to Dr Matt O Meara Head of Emergency at Sydney Children s Read On The Amazing Wonder Factory at the Royal Children s Hospital Queensland Working Wonders the amazing Wonder Factory at the Royal Children s Hospital Queensland Every year the amazing staff at the Royal Children s Hospital RCH care for more than 37 000 kids from all over Queensland On average Read On How donations from CHFA are helping Sydney Children s Hospital Through funds raised and donated by corporate enterprises and the

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  • Play Therapy for Children in Hospital - Huggies
    Procedure Education This is the child friendly explanation of any procedure a child may experience throughout their hospitalisation The Play Therapist will use developmentally appropriate language and resources such as toys books and pictures to ensure the child and family are well prepared before during and after any procedures they need to have Distraction This involves the use of various items and techniques including books iPads breathing and imagery to provide a positive focus during medical procedures and therapeutic interventions Distraction can help reduce anxiety and provide choice such as which song to focus on which movie to watch or which story to read Medical Play This gives children and their families the opportunity to explore familiarise and desensitise themselves to medical equipment It may include doctor dress ups doll making medical equipment collage and syringe paintings Therapeutic Developmental Play This is the provision of developmentally appropriate activities to patients It aims to normalise the Hospital environment provide choice and promote fun It also allows continuity of life away from hospital including working towards developmental milestones and may take place in the form of group activities or individual sessions Making a hospital stay happier There are some simple things you can do which will make a world of difference to a child during their hospital stay 1 Be open about the situation Build trust by letting your child know what is happening and why they have been taken to hospital Ask them how they are feeling so you can address any concerns they may have Make sure you bring in some familiar items from home like a favourite toy or blanket that may comfort your child Offer choices to them when they present themselves to help them feel empowered whether it s choosing the number of pillows they have or something medical like taking medicine from a syringe or a cup 2 Promote the positives Praise your child for their efforts and encourage their progress verbally and with rewards Bringing in items from home can also be a great way to make their hospital bed feel more like home Reward them with a visit from a favourite toy reassure them with a song or settle them with a story from a loved book 3 Work through the worry There may be times when anxiety is inevitable If this happens it s important not to brush it aside Let your child have their emotions and then work on a way to ease stress together Practice some relaxation techniques like focusing on breathing to calm down or releasing stress by squeezing a ball Distract your child by talking through what is happening or divert their attention with a conversation favourite story or activity How Huggies are helping Play Therapists The Huggies Brand sponsored the Australian Association of Hospital Play Therapists 2013 National Awards for Contribution to the Field and Clinical Excellence at the 7th Biennial Conference held from April 18th to 20th at The Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne The first recipient

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  • What happens in the Emergency Department in our Children's Hospitals - Huggies
    in the emergency department in a children s hospital Watch the video to find out more about a typical day in the emergency department and if should you ever need to go there with your bub what you can expect when you arrive and how you can help to make the experience less stressful and ensure your bub gets the very best care What happens when you bring your child into emergency When you first arrive into emergency with your child you will be seen by triage nurse a senior experienced nurse who assess your child and their level of pain and then makes a decision as to whether you child needs to be seen immediately be seen soon or can wait a little while How can you ensure your bub gets the best care There are a few things you can do which will help the doctors and nurses look after your child including telling them exactly what s been going on and helping to ensure your child is settled to make an examination easier During this process the doctor or nurse will explain to you exactly what is happening what medications are being given the results of tests as they come through and if an operation is required what it is for and what you can expect to happen Why community donations are so important Did you know that all of the equipment in an emergency department such as heart monitors defibrillators pacemakers and neonatal cots are funded by community donations And so are the senior training positions for nurses and doctors to learn how to care for children Donate to CHFA now and make a difference to the lives of sick babies and toddlers across Australia now What is Hugs for Healing Who are Children s Hospitals

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  • The Amazing Wonder Factory at the Royal Children's Hospital, Queensland - Huggies
    at the Royal Children s Hospital is a favourite with young patients giving them the chance to play have fun and interact with other children with the emphasis that the kids are in control a welcome change from their daily hospital lives Their days are usually regimented by hospital and medical staff and procedures we can give them the chance to make choices and just be kids again The Wonder Factory is a great environment for patients to meet new friends and provides parents and carers with a welcomed break knowing their child is being supervised and entertained so they can visit doctors run errands grab a coffee have a shower or pay some bills The Children s Health Foundation funds the Wonder Factory Kids who visit the Wonder Factory have a range of activities available to them from arts and crafts face painting interactive competitions to video games board games karaoke role play and celebrity visits For those kids who can t make it out their hospital beds the Foundation s volunteers visits the wards every day with their trolleys full of toys and games puzzles play dough story telling and much more The Wonder Factory also includes a state of the art internal television studio and broadcast facility providing quality and fun children s programs movies and music videos as well as live in house footage celebrity interviews and interactive quizzes and competitions All of this is broadcast to every bed in the hospital ensuring that every child has access to the fun via Wonder Factory TV Programs such as Pet Therapy the Book Bunker library and the Cuddle Care volunteers who provide comfort and support to babies are also available for patients and their families Nine year old Felicity says My favourite part about the hospital is

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  • How Donated Funds are helping Sydney Children’s Hospital - Huggies
    for Children s Hospital Foundations Australia over the next two years CHFA will be helping Sydney Children s Hospital Foundation raise over 15 million dollars to complete a much needed new Clinical Services Hospital wing Sydney Children s Hospital Randwick admits around 18 000 children per year treats 37 000 patients through their Emergency Department and touches the lives of more than 313 000 patients from across NSW and beyond through outreach and outpatient services It is just one of the Children s Hospitals across Australia that we help by providing funding for essential services equipment and research techniques This new wing at Sydney Children s Hospital will house a purpose built child and adolescent mental health unit a specialised brain injury rehabilitation unit and will provide state of the art facilities to efficiently treat their young patients Inside the new wing you will find An 8 bed Child and Adolescent Mental Health unit A comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit for Brain Injury patients A 28 bed Surgical ward A Family Centre for parents and carers to get a little respite A Lung Function Testing Facility for infants one of the first in NSW A Child Protection unit A shared Therapies unit One bed alone for a child for either the Surgical Ward or the Child and Adolescent Mental Health unit costs 5 000 Please click here to see a snapshot of how the new building at Sydney Children s Hospital Randwick is coming along since work began in late 2011 What is Hugs for Healing Who are Children s Hospitals How Hugs Help Healing How donations have helped Show your support Share your Story back to Charities Children s Hospitals Latest News The Huggies Brand has raised 101 956 this year for Children s Hospitals Huggies and Children s Hospital smash

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  • Nappies features - Find advice on baby products - Huggies
    research You can unsubscribe at any time Join now Why join Huggies Club Thanks for signing up Remember to check your Inbox for our Huggies welcome email to activate and verify your membership Tell us a little about you Please select a description I m trying to conceive I m having a baby I m a parent I m a carer Next Done Enter you email address and we will send you instructions to reset your password Reset password Close Your password has been successfully updated Please sign in Reset password Home Getting Pregnant Pregnancy Birth Baby Toddler Parenting Forum Products Promotions Huggies Australia Proud partner of Children s Hospitals Nappies features Baby Nappies Huggies Nappies Nappies features Huggies Nappies Features Experience the magic of Huggies Nappies with the revolutionary DryTouch Layer Now back with stretchy grip tabs for up to 12hrs protection Our ground breaking new DryTouch Layer is made up of lots of small super soft bubbles which instantly absorb wetness time and time again and then magically puff back perfectly dry within seconds helping to leave your baby s skin dry and them happier and more comfortable even when the nappy is full This new technology was developed locally in Australia in conjunction with the CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific International Research Organisation and Textor Technologies a small family run business in Melbourne It is now available on all of our Huggies Nappies which we proudly manufacture locally in south western Sydney Stretchy Grip Tabs are back on our Crawler Toddler Walker and Junior nappies to help get a snugger fit for your bub Read more here To check when your Huggies Nappy size and pack will be on shelf use our handy tool below Newborn nappies Newborn nappy features Unique soft and secure cushioning side shields Nappies features

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