"The first time I held him he was six weeks old"

For seven months Shanna felt well, until one afternoon the unexpected happened and she was rushed to The Royal to save her baby.

I was so scared the baby wouldn’t survive because it was so early,” she says. 

Shanna and Tim’s long journey to having their family is just one of the many stories happening at The Royal every day.

The Royal Hospital for Women cares for over 10,000 women each year and delivers over 4,200 babies. 

Your ongoing support can help expectant mothers and premature babies access care when they need it most.