British actor Hugh Grant has joined a campaign to save the lives of premature babies.

The Notting Hill star has teamed up with bosses of the Be A Breath Giver campaign to help raise money to provide U.K. hospitals with specialist breathing equipment.

Grant took to to share the news with his fans, writing, "I am supporting be a breath giver in raising money for specialist breathing equipment for premature babies."

The actor has two children by a girlfriend Tinglan Hong - daughter Tabitha, two, and nine-month-old son Felix.