Hosting a Conference - One year on...

Hosting a Conference – One year on…

4th July 2019

It’s been a year! In June 2018, the Scottish Cot Death Trust hosted the International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival. Over three days, #BabySurvival18 brought together professionals from a range of agencies and disciplines who shared research, knowledge, and best practice in their respective areas.  They were also joined at the conference by […]

Martin's Tough Mudder

Martin’s Tough Mudder

18th June 2019

Our National Education Coordinator, Martin turned his hand to fundraising by Completing the Tough Mudder – the day after the Charity of the Year Awards! “Well, that was a tough 24 hours. Friday evening saw the culmination of our Charity of the Year adventure. It was great night and a pleasure to be involved as […]

Bryan's London Marathon

Bryan’s London Marathon

22nd May 2019

Bryan Milton lost his daughter Kirsty in 2011 when she was just 16 weeks old. He took up running shortly afterwards and went on to secure one of our charity places in the 2019 London Marathon. Bryan said, ‘Kerry and I lost our daughter Kirsty when she was just 16 weeks old. We woke up […]

Scottish Charity of the Year 2019

Scottish Charity of the Year 2019

3rd May 2019

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for Charity of the Year at The Scottish Charity Awards 2019!   Judging will take place by a panel BUT we also have a chance of winning the PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD and we need your help. To vote for us simply click the link, scroll toward […]

Samantha & Johns' Kiltwalk Story

Samantha & Johns’ Kiltwalk Story

1st May 2019

Samantha & John lost their baby boy Calvin when he was only 23 days old. They turned to us for support, particularly for their 5 year old daughter Sophia, who was struggling with the loss of her baby brother. Samantha said, “After spending only a few hours speaking to the Scottish Cot Death Trust on […]

Ways we could help - our support services

Ways we could help – our support services

11th April 2019

  We offer support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of an infant, no matter where they are in Scotland – there is no set structure, fixed service, or timescale to the services we provide. Our services can include, but is not limited to: Outreach support, counselling, and befriending. Support can usually […]

Education in 2019 so far...

Education in 2019 so far…

2nd April 2019

As we approach the Easter holidays, it’s a good time to provide an update – and take a breath! – on the ongoing work of the Education team at the charity. It has been an exciting time as we got to launch, our new education project alongside our new charity website (if you are […]

Welcome to Safe Sleep Scotland.

Welcome to Safe Sleep Scotland.

8th March 2019

We hope you like our new website. There are a few small changes to the site but generally it is just a refresh of everything that was on our older one.  However, if you click through to the Education sections you will notice perhaps the most significant change. SAFESLEEPSCOTLAND is a new online learning hub and […]

Safer Sleep Week 2019

Safer Sleep Week 2019

7th March 2019

The 11th – 17th March marks this year’s annual Safer Sleep Week, a awareness campaign highlighting ways we can help reduce the risks of SUDI. The campaign, led by The Lullaby Trust has been key point in the calendar for all organisations in this area for many years and is crucial to the continued awareness […]