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Safe Sleep Scotland launches new resource!

11th January 2021

Safe Sleep Scotland, run by the Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT), are going ‘Back to Basics, Back to Baby’ with the launch of our new resource for families, healthcare, and childcare professionals. Tragically, a baby loses their life every 9 days in Scotland to SUDI, but our aim is to work together to reduce the […]

Safe Sleep Sweeps Scotland

Safe Sleep Sweeps Scotland

2nd December 2020

Thank you to everyone who has had a virtual visit from our Education team throughout 2020. As we wind down this month, here is a summary of where we have been delivering Safe Sleep sessions and which nurseries, colleges, universities, and workplaces we have been having fantastic discussions with across the country. Thanks to your […]

Children's Grief Awareness Week 19-26 November 2020

Children’s Grief Awareness Week 19-26 November 2020

3rd November 2020

When children are bereaved by SUDI not only has their baby brother or sister died, their whole family dynamic shifts. With additional support, some specific resources to help them cope and family members, friends and teachers looking out for them, most children can cope with their grief and adapt as things change. The Scottish Cot […]

Meet our new Ambassador!

Meet our new Ambassador!

3rd November 2020

We are delighted to announce Adam Hunt as an Ambassador for the Scottish Cot Death Trust. Adam is the owner of several businesses in the entertainment industry including WAS Events (Events and entertainment), Rising Stars (A musical theatre School) and Fitkidz (A fitness and wellbeing group for children). He has hosted a number of large […]

Trustees Week is here!

Trustees Week is here!

2nd November 2020

Today is the start of Trustees Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th of November, and here at The Scottish Cot Death Trust we have a magnificent board of trustees. Trustees are often the people behind the scenes using their skills and expertise to advise on project planning and how money is spent, […]

We've joined Yaldi's Glasgow Community Lottery

We’ve joined Yaldi’s Glasgow Community Lottery

29th October 2020

A local lottery, supporting good causes in and around Glasgow. Glasgow Community Lottery is a new weekly lottery brought to you by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector and Yaldi Lottery. Each ticket costs £1 per week. You can buy more than one ticket for each draw. At least 60p from every £1 ticket you […]

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 […]