If someone you know has recently had a premature baby there are lots of things you can do to help out and to make the parents' lives just that little bit easier during the first few weeks. From celebrating the birth, to buying gifts and cards, making meals and offering more practical help so that they can focus on their baby.
Baby showers have been a popular tradition in the US for years and are now very popular in New Zealand too. Baby showers are a way for the expectant mothers friends and family to say congratulations and for her to feel supported and loved when the baby arrives. Here are some easy ideas on planning a baby shower.