Two Minute Moves – Exercise in Hospital

We all know how important exercise is, however when you’re in hospital caring for a sick child, working out a daily exercise routine is next to impossible. Lizzy Williamson is the amazing brain behind Two Minute Moves and she very kindly took the time to give Cocooned some great ideas on ways to get moving, […]

Free Milestone Printable – By Miracle Mumma & Cocooned®

Amy from Miracle Mumma has worked with us to create some fantastic, and free, printable milestone cards. Being mum to a premature baby, Amy understands better than most parents, that your standard, generic milestone cards don’t apply to all babies. Especially not those precious babies that are born prematurely or those who are born facing medical challenges. […]

Great kids books about hospital

Here is our list of great kids books about hospital. This is by no means a comprehensive list, so make sure you pop your favourites in the comments below. We absolutely adore books in our house, they are read every day and often help the kids to navigate difficult and important times. Books are also a […]

Hush Foundation – The Healing Qualities of Music

The healing qualities of music are not a new discovery, however its use in children’s hospitals across Australia, identifies the crucial role it continues to play across both treatment and rehabilitation. Doctor Catherine Crock, founder of the Hush Foundation, recognised this more than a decade ago. The Hush Foundation is an Australian charity transforming the culture of healthcare through the […]

Local Mum – Last Minute Childcare

Finding short-term, flexible childcare for siblings of a child who is being cared for in hospital, is often a very difficult task for families in this situation. It’s not always easy (or pleasant) to try and entertain and occupy children during hospital stays, or even doctors appointments. It’s also not unusual for families to be situated […]