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.
Thank you Thank you to everyone who submitted a response to the consultation around the deferred school starting age. There has been overwhelming support for a move to allow some children to delay starting school for a year. Listen to our CEO Alison McNulty discuss the outcome of the report on U105 below. The change […]Read More >
What’s Happening? School starting age in Northern Ireland currently depends on when a child’s 4th birthday falls. Children who turn 4 on or before 1st July start school at the beginning of September that same year. Children turning 4 on or after 2nd July start school the following year when they are 5 years old. […]Read More >
Family Fun in the sun for TinyLife! A Saturday afternoon in July saw lots of fun in the sun as TinyLife hosted their first live fundraising event in over a year. Meeting outside at V36 Playpark in Newtownabbey, families came dressed as unicorns to meet real life unicorns Tully and Chip and also Tiny, the […]Read More >