Cot Death

My Letter...

Jeni Dibley-Rouse | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Parents
Jeni Dibley-Rouse

Photo credit Jeni Dibley-Rouse Dear Anna, I've been meaning to write to your for 36 years but I've been brushing it aside but now I am a mother of ...

Standards In Perinatal Bereavement Care: A Geographical Lottery?

Chantal Lockey | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Parents
Chantal Lockey

Over the years I have met with thousands of bereaved parents who never cease to shock me with their tales of horror and lack of support following the devastation that is the loss of a baby. In some trusts, stillborn babies are still being delivered in delivery suites to the sounds of babies crying, excited visitors arriving with bunches of flowers and congratulation balloons.

Cot Deaths At Record Low But More Can Be Done To Prevent SIDs

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Parents

The number of babies dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in England and Wales has fallen to the lowest level on record. In 2014 there were ...

Why I Set Up The Baby Resuscitation Project

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Parents

Inspiring mum of four Natasha Jones has opened up about her life-saving community project Baby Resuscitation, which she launched after rescuing her ow...

Unexplained Infant Deaths Have Increased For The First Time In 5 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Parents

The number of unexplained infant deaths has risen for the first time in five years, according to the latest figures released by the Office for Nationa...

Cot Death Advice And How To Reduce The Risk

Parentdish UK | Pip Jones | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

The two words that strike fear into the hearts of all new parents, cot death remains a mystery. It is, thankfully, rare and there is plenty of advice ...

How Falling Asleep With Your Baby Can Increase Cot Death Risk

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For exhausted new parents, falling asleep with the baby in your arms may seem inevitable. But, according to health officials, this seemingly normal ha...

Spare a Thought for the Families That Have Lost a Baby

Clare Goodrham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Goodrham

Many of us will be unaware that it's Baby Loss Awareness Week. For the vast majority of families and parents in the UK, this will be a week like many others - rushing between work commitments, picking up the kids and dealing with a multitude of other tasks. But this week, do spare a thought for the families that have lost a baby.

Toddler Died After 'Becoming Tangled In Blind Cord'

PA | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was reportedly found dead inside her cot after becoming tangled in a blind cord. The infant, ag...

The Gifts of Grief: Saying Goodbye to Lost Babies

Jody Day | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Day

The Saying Goodbye organisation is a beautiful tribute to the five babies that Zoe and Andy Clark-Coates have personally suffered the loss of. And it is an organisation that the public has immediately taken to its heart.

Mother Jailed For Smothering Daughter, 3

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

A woman has been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of smothering her three-year-old daughter to death, six months after her baby son als...