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Baby Who Spent First Year Of Life In Hospital Celebrates First Birthday At Home

Baby Who Spent First Year Of Life In Hospital Celebrates First Birthday At Home

News   •   Feb 09, 2017 09:54 GMT

Emma has been in and out of hospital for the last year, but thankfully she will be celebrating her first birthday at home.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported us when we felt completely lost and helpless.

The Sick Children’s Trust supported us when we felt completely lost and helpless.

News   •   Feb 07, 2017 10:00 GMT

Oscar is a very happy little boy, but last Winter all of a sudden he had his first ever seizure. Mum Georgia and Dad Kyle sat by his hospital bedside for ten days at Addenbrooke's Hospital - miles away from home, but because of The Sick Children's Trust they could be there within minutes of him waking up every morning.

You don’t realise how amazing a charity like this is until you go through something like we did.

You don’t realise how amazing a charity like this is until you go through something like we did.

News   •   Feb 06, 2017 12:38 GMT

Olivia and Jake were born eight weeks early and Olivia was transferred to Sheffield Children's Hospital for treatment. We supported the family at Magnolia House.

Mumsnet to spread chocola-tea cheer!

Mumsnet to spread chocola-tea cheer!

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 11:27 GMT

The UK’s most popular parenting website gets in the chocola-tea spirit as the countdown to the biggest annual fundraising event for chocolate, tea and baking lovers begins! Our friends over at Mumsnet will be helping to launch the campaign by featuring Big Chocolate Tea on their website this March.

The Sick Children’s Trust Thanks Local Schoolgirl For Giving A ‘Helping Hand’
Tots Raise £18,000 For Sick Children’s Charity By Popping On Their Pyjamas

Tots Raise £18,000 For Sick Children’s Charity By Popping On Their Pyjamas

News   •   Jan 23, 2017 13:27 GMT

Over 100 nurseries, playgroups and schools across the UK took party in Pyjama Party - and raised £18,000!

The best thing was if I woke up in the middle of the night and wanted to see Stanley, I could just go upstairs and he was there. I was never far away from my baby boy.

The best thing was if I woke up in the middle of the night and wanted to see Stanley, I could just go upstairs and he was there. I was never far away from my baby boy.

News   •   Jan 20, 2017 16:09 GMT

Stanley was born at 27 weeks, weighing 2lb 1oz. We supported his family in Chestnut House while he received his treatment.

Having Magnolia House meant we could focus 100% of our time and energy on helping our little girl recover.

Having Magnolia House meant we could focus 100% of our time and energy on helping our little girl recover.

News   •   Jan 19, 2017 12:20 GMT

Ella experienced meconium at birth and was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital as the doctors thought they could see a blockage in her bowl. Fortunately, it was an infection and not a blockage as expected, but we supported her Mum and Dad at Magnolia House when she was being treated.

Thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust’s ‘Homes from Home’; we could be with the boys at any time, which meant the world to us.

Thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust’s ‘Homes from Home’; we could be with the boys at any time, which meant the world to us.

News   •   Jan 18, 2017 17:20 GMT

James and Alex are about to celebrate their first birthday despite being born at 29 weeks. We supported their family at Chestnut and Acorn House.

Magnolia House made it possible for us to take care of ourselves as well as being there with Henry.

Magnolia House made it possible for us to take care of ourselves as well as being there with Henry.

News   •   Jan 13, 2017 09:43 GMT

Henry was born with a life-threatening condition - a twisted bowel. And during his time at Sheffield Children's Hospital he was also diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Throughout his treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital, Henry's parents Miriam and Adam were given free 'Home from Home' accommodation at Magnolia House.

I truly believe knowing we were so close helped him to recover faster

I truly believe knowing we were so close helped him to recover faster

News   •   Jan 12, 2017 11:11 GMT

When Luke was 12 years old, he began to have severe headaches which resulted in emergency surgery. We supported his family at Crawford House until Luke was well enough to go home.

Because of Acorn House we could be with our boys as they fought for their lives.

Because of Acorn House we could be with our boys as they fought for their lives.

News   •   Jan 11, 2017 16:04 GMT

Brothers Jayden and Ellis were involved in a tragic road traffic accident which left them fighting for their lives in Addenbrooke's Hospital. During their time in hospital we supported their parents at Acorn House.

If it was not for The Sick Children’s Trust, we wouldn’t have managed to be by our little man

If it was not for The Sick Children’s Trust, we wouldn’t have managed to be by our little man

News   •   Jan 11, 2017 13:18 GMT

Albie was born at just over 26 weeks and it wasn’t until he was five hours old that his parents, Tyler and Michala, got to meet him. He was rushed off to The Rosie Hospital, from Colchester, and over the next nine weeks his parents watched him fight for survival. During their time at The Rosie Hospital, we supported the couple in Chestnut House.

Parents Thank Charity For Support After Baby Boy Given Just Four Hours To Live Defies Odds

Parents Thank Charity For Support After Baby Boy Given Just Four Hours To Live Defies Odds

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 12:05 GMT

Ash and Victoria are thanking The Sick Children's Trust for giving them a 'Home from Home' while their son undergoes treatment in The Rosie Hospital and Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge by doing the Isle of Wight challenge.

Local Mum Asks Community To Support Families With Sick Children

Local Mum Asks Community To Support Families With Sick Children

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 10:45 GMT

Katie shared her story at our London Carol Service which raised over £18,000, now she is encouraging her local community to get involved with raising money for the charity.

Being at Chestnut House made me feel less alone, because being the parent of a sick child is very lonely.

Being at Chestnut House made me feel less alone, because being the parent of a sick child is very lonely.

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 10:40 GMT

Rosie was born six weeks prematurely with many complications and needed transferring to The Rosie Hospital. Her mum, Katie, was separated from her baby for nine hours. Katie hadn’t slept for three days and was in a state of worry and panic, but to her relief was given a set of keys to Chestnut House.

We were back in LGI, once again desperately fearing for our son’s life, but Eckersley House helped us through it.

We were back in LGI, once again desperately fearing for our son’s life, but Eckersley House helped us through it.

News   •   Jan 04, 2017 09:00 GMT

When Marcus was four years old, he the first person in the UK to be diagnosed with a condition called abdominal aortic aneurysm. Thankfully, he overcame it but seven years later, he was admitted back to hospital, fighting for life once again. During his time at Leeds General Infirmary, his parents - Sarah and Paul - were supported at Eckersley House.

Bedford Half Marathon launches partnership with The Sick Children’s Trust to bring Mini Mile races to Bedford.

Bedford Half Marathon launches partnership with The Sick Children’s Trust to bring Mini Mile races to Bedford.

News   •   Jan 03, 2017 09:59 GMT

The Sick Children's Trust had been chosen as the Bedford Half Marathon's official charity partner and to celebrate, the event has just announced the Mini Mile races!

Hospital can be a very lonely place, and it makes a huge difference for a child to have their family close by.

Hospital can be a very lonely place, and it makes a huge difference for a child to have their family close by.

News   •   Dec 31, 2016 09:37 GMT

Connor was treated in Leeds General Infirmary following a stoke, during this time his family were supported at Eckersley House.

During the dark times when things were really hard, being at Stevenson House meant the world to us.

During the dark times when things were really hard, being at Stevenson House meant the world to us.

News   •   Dec 29, 2016 15:30 GMT

At their 12 week scan, it was revealed that Paul and Fran’s daughter had gastroschisis – a birth defect which meant her bowel would be on the outside of her body when she was born. Stevenson House supported the couple until Sydney was well enough to leave – around a month later. And she has just celebrated her first Christmas and will be celebrating her first birthday next month.