Stories

Tax Appeal 2021 – Khyati and baby Veer

Just weeks into her first pregnancy, 34-year-old Khyati learned that her twin sister had a congenital heart disorder, which meant that she too might have the same condition. A series of tests confirmed the heartbreaking news: Khyati also had a condition called heart block, which disrupts the usual rhythm of the heart. This meant that Khyati experienced fainting spells as her heart rate dropped to extremely dangerous low levels.

Tax Appeal 2021 – Khyati and baby Veer

Every drop counts! Stephanie and Abby Brebner – our story of hope

When my daughter entered the world at 28 weeks and three days, we were preparing for the worst. I had gone into labour, had heavy bleeding and an infection. As we prepared for the emergency caesarean section, my husband and I were terrified. We didn't know if our child would survive.

Every drop counts! Stephanie and Abby Brebner – our story of hope
Medium close up of a small, premature baby connected to tubes and lying in a neonatal bed.

From small beginnings to tallest in class

Maria Gartland has donated $1,100 since her daughter, Angela, received care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Get to know Maria and Angela’s story, and learn how Mercy perinatal brings more mothers and babies safely home together.

From small beginnings to tallest in class

Virtual reality glasses changing lives

Virtual reality glasses are far more than entertainment for our aged care residents: they are opening doors to memories, feelings and the power of the imagination.

Virtual reality glasses changing lives

Heavenly harps

“Music is a necessity in aged care,” Betty says. “It is just so wonderful that something like this can help someone at a time when they need it most.”

Heavenly harps

Last reviewed May 14, 2020.