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International conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Infant Death

International conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Infant Death

3rd September 2021

11th-13th November 2021 – registration open Every two years ISPID (The society for the Study and Prevention of perinatal and Infant Death) and ISA (International Stillbirth Alliance) have joined to offer a conference for researchers, professionals working in the field of pathology, neonatology, midwifery, paediatrics, emergency medicine, and first responders as well as support organisations […]

6-week online course  - Helping you cope with life's challenges

6-week online course – Helping you cope with life’s challenges

3rd September 2021

Do stress and anxiety impact your day to day living? Would you like to learn new strategies to cope with everyday challenges? If the answer to both questions is yes, keep reading! Everyone can feel overwhelmed at times. The current world we are all living in is stressful – some things are still uncertain as […]

Our Passion for Prevention

Our Passion for Prevention

3rd September 2021

If we can save just one baby’s life….. That is what drives us here at Scottish Cot Death Trust.  By reaching as many people as possible with safe sleep messages, we can make a difference. The pandemic has not stopped us from continuing to reach as many people as we can through delivery of online […]

The First Day

The First Day

3rd September 2021

Thank you to everyone who got involved in our summer campaign fortnight! It was wonderful to reach so many people with our poignant story reminding people that Scottish Cot Death Trust supports families for as long as they need us – no matter how many years this is. For many bereaved parents and grandparents, key […]

Our Education and Awareness – a snapshot of 6 months in 2021

Our Education and Awareness – a snapshot of 6 months in 2021

15th July 2021

Well, it is safe to say the pandemic has not stopped us or even slowed us down from delivering our safe sleep messages to professionals, community groups and families across Scotland. We have also been busy creating new resources and networking. Looking back over the past six months, here is what we have been busy […]

Funders backing our work

Funders backing our work

14th July 2021

Any family who has benefitted from the dedicated one-to-one support from one of our outreach bereavement support workers, will know what a huge difference this can make. It helps their recovery, their ongoing wellbeing and improved mental health and helps them learn to live with the loss of their precious child. Counselling and the various […]

Isn’t collaboration wonderful?

Isn’t collaboration wonderful?

14th July 2021

We are proud to be partnering with Mini First Aid. Kate and Matt Ball, founders of Mini First Aid, faced the dragons in Dragon’s Den recently. They won the backing of dragon, Sara Davies. It is testament to their hard work and the successful business they have established. We are delighted that they are supporting […]

The First Day – Our Summer Campaign

The First Day – Our Summer Campaign

14th July 2021

We are almost ready to launch a new and unforgettable summer awareness campaign. It is called The First Day. It has captured the hearts of anyone who has heard it.  Every person involved has been beyond brilliant – the script writers, the camera crew, the actresses doing the voice over on video and radio and […]

Orkney man raises over £2.5k in memory of his daughter

Orkney man raises over £2.5k in memory of his daughter

7th July 2021

Graham Nicholson took on the epic challenge of walking around South Ronaldsay Shannon Agnes Margaret Nicholson was born on 8 March 2001, but sadly died in December that year, at just 9 months old. Her Dad, Graham, decided to walk over 30 miles in one day, on Father’s Day, to commemorate his daughter in the […]

Could you be our next Fundraising Volunteer?

Could you be our next Fundraising Volunteer?

7th July 2021

We are looking for a Fundraising Volunteer to assist our Fundraising Manager with an administrative task which involves researching via the internet and entering information into a spreadsheet. Experience & Skills No experience is necessary as full training will be provided, however we do require that you have: Good communication, IT and typing skills. Access […]