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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 […]

Infant facemasks

Infant facemasks

26th June 2020

We received a report recently directly from a meeting of health visiting leaders that staff are witnessing more babies wearing face coverings. We understand that families may be anxious about being out in public places or travelling on public transport. Advice about face coverings for older children and adults does NOT apply to those under […]

Virtual Dundee Kiltwalk in memory of Claire

Virtual Dundee Kiltwalk in memory of Claire

22nd June 2020

Claire Barnett was born on 2nd January 1983, a healthy baby girl much loved by all the family.. “Her two sisters and brother adored her. We had plans and dreams for her. These dreams were shattered when I found her lifeless in her cot on the morning of 28 January. For a year I went […]

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Supporting you at home during COVID 19

19th June 2020

Please be reassured that we are here to support you until some normalcy returns – however long that takes! We know these are difficult times for everyone and that you may need support now more than ever. Although our office remains closed and we still can’t see you in person at the moment, there are […]

Education update - a new resource

Education update – a new resource

12th June 2020

  Over the last few months we haven’t been able to get out and chat with people about Safe Sleep like we normally do. But, during this time we have been busy behind the scenes, offering advice on an individual basis and working on some new resources. As it was #ChildSafetyWeek last week, we thought […]

Volunteers' Week 2020.

Volunteers’ Week 2020.

4th June 2020

It’s Volunteers’ Week 2020 – an opportunity for us to say thanks to all of our volunteers who help us deliver the services we offer. From befriending on the support side of things to helpers at fundraising events and our education session facilitators (hi Liz!), like most other charities, our volunteers are a crucial cog […]

National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland - Launch

National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland – Launch

15th May 2020

The National Bereavement Care Pathway Scotland provides dedicated, evidence-based care pathways designed for all healthcare professionals and staff who are involved in the care of women, partners and families at all stages of pregnancy and baby loss.   The vision of the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) is to increase the quality of bereavement care […]

The 2.6 Challenge #twopointsixchallenge

The 2.6 Challenge #twopointsixchallenge

16th April 2020

Have you heard of the new 2.6 Challenge? It’s a national campaign to help Save the UK’s Charities.   We’ve signed up and we need your help! Thousands of fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to Covid-19 with a devastating impact on charity income that means many charities are facing closure. The […]