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Kalisha Patel
19 April 2018

'Isla makes us so proud' - Kizzy and Sally's story

Kizzy and Sally, desperately wanted a baby. After numerous fertility tests, mandatory counselling and an 18 month wait for a sperm donor they could finally start trying. But in spite of their struggle to get pregnant, the hardest part of their journey was yet to come. Read More

Kalisha Patel
13 April 2018

How Knitting helped me cope with my daughters’ prematurity – Amy’s story

When Amy gave birth to daughters Charlotte and Esme at 27 weeks, she struggled to manage having babies in hospital. Here she talks about how crafting, like sewing and knitting, helped her to cope with the situation. Read More

Gemma Ellis
06 April 2018

Living with cerebral palsy – Kayleigh’s story (part two)

In part two of Kayleigh's story she describes living with cerebral palsy and going to university, and she tells us what she would say to the parent of a child with disabilities. Read More

Sadie Constable
31 March 2018

Neonatal Expenses Fund: financial support for families in Scotland

On 1 April 2018, the Scottish Government launched a new Neonatal Expenses Fund, for families to access financial support while their baby is in neonatal care. Read More

Kalisha Patel
28 March 2018

Living with cerebral palsy – Kayleigh’s story (part one)

Born at 30 weeks gestation, Kayleigh was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 18 months old. In the first of this two part series, Kayleigh tells us about her premature arrival. Read More

Maja Eriksson Stern
13 April 2018

Champion opportunities in South West of England and Wales

This year we will be staggering our recruitment and opening applications for each region 6 weeks before the workshop dates for that region. Below is a list of the hospitals in the South West region of England and Wales requesting to have a Bliss Champion on their neonatal unit. Read More