The Premature Baby Charity for Northern Ireland

  • Company No: NIO37799
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  • Charity No: NIC101869.

All new Dads need support Especially TinyLife Dads

31 Years on for TinyLife!

Welcome to TinyLife, (Formerly NIMBA) Northern Ireland’s premature and vulnerable baby charity. We are dedicated to reducing premature birth, illness, disability and death in the six babies born every day in Northern Ireland. We are committed to providing a range of support services that meet the growing needs of families of premature babies locally. Our work supports vital research to ensure every pregnancy has the best chance of a healthy outcome and a healthy baby.

TinyLife President & Founding Member Prof James Dornan

15 Mar 2021

The Board of Trustees and staff of TinyLife are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our esteemed President and founding member of TinyLife, Professor James Dornan, his inspirational and ground breaking work has impacted the lives of babies and families worldwide.  Professor Dornan will be remembered fondly as a warm hearted, fun loving […]

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Delayed School Starting

16 Feb 2021

TinyLife Welcomes Delayed School Starting Northern Ireland’s premature baby charity, TinyLife welcomes Education Minster, Peter Weir’s announcement that he intends to bring forward a draft bill  to legislate for some children born prematurely, especially those  who are ‘summer born’,   to benefit from delayed school starting. Being born prematurely could  mean that some children may actually […]

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Does the Carers & Direct Payments Act go far enough?

13 Jan 2021

Carers NI invites you to their first online engagement event with Mervyn Storey MLA on his proposed Private Members Bill to enhance the Carers and Direct Payments Act (2002) : Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 10am – 11.30 am. To register your interest please contact    

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Life at Home with your premature baby