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Baby Loss Awareness Week

Baby Loss Awareness Week

8th October 2020

Baby Loss Awareness week runs from the 9th – 15th October. This is a time for us all to unite to support those whose baby has died.💗💙 We also support families whose toddler or young child has died suddenly and unexpectedly. We want you to know we are thinking of you too during this week […]

Next Infant Support Programme

Next Infant Support Programme

2nd October 2020

Our Next Infant Support Programme is available to any new mum or dad who has previously lost a child or a sibling due to a sudden unexpected death in infancy or childhood. No matter how long it has been since you experienced your loss, we are here for you. Alongside Dr Mary Ross-Davie (Director in […]

Educational Change

Educational Change

23rd September 2020

The past few months have been a time of change for all of us. Here at the Scottish Cot Death Trust we have had changes within our small team. Martin Courtney, our Education Manager, has left for pastures new after taking on a new role with a large fostering organisation. Martin was a strong team […]

Design your own Christmas cards

Design your own Christmas cards

7th September 2020

We’ve teamed up with DASH UK to give our supporters the chance to design their own Christmas Cards this year.   Either design your own from scratch, or colour in one of the templates. You can then purchase packs of 12 for £5, with at least £1.10 from each pack coming to the Scottish Cot […]

SCDTea Raffle

SCDTea Raffle

22nd August 2020

The SCDTea Raffle was originally set up to run along side the SCDTea event. Despite having to cancel the event, the raffle is still running and will be drawn on Sunday 4th October. £5 per number. Prizes include: £15 Voucher for Delightful Designs by Lynn £20 Voucher for Camperplants Overnight stay for 2 with Breakfast […]

14 month old Joseph Shevlin raises £2330!

14 month old Joseph Shevlin raises £2330!

14th August 2020

Joseph and his family walked around Carfin Grotto on 1st August 2020, his Mum Jillian tells us why.. My husband, Patrick, and I first contacted the SCDT in early 2019 whilst I was expecting our first child, Joseph. Due to our family history, we wanted to find out more about safe sleeping and the baby […]

Back to Basics, Back to Baby - 'the little tube'

Back to Basics, Back to Baby – ‘the little tube’

10th August 2020

Every Safe Sleep workshop we deliver is very important and very rewarding. But, it is always nice when you get that feeling that you have made the audience think about something differently – that little ‘eureka’ moment when we say to ourselves “that’s really simple, why didn’t we think of this ages ago?!” – Thankfully, […]

£5000 raised In Memory of Maximus Bell

£5000 raised In Memory of Maximus Bell

1st August 2020

Maximus was just under 8 months old when he passed away in January this year.  His Mum, Sandie and his Auntie Sinead decided to honour his 1st birthday by raising funds for the Scottish Cot Death Trust. Sandie said, “We had donations given to us from small local companies, businesses and even some famous strong […]

The newest member of the Team

The newest member of the Team

26th June 2020

It’s been an unique year so far for everyone, and as such we haven’t had a proper chance to say hello to our newest teammate Lorna, who joined us in February as an Administrator. In most cases it will be Lorna who replies to emails from the contact@ inbox, and in normal circumstances it would […]