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16 July 2018 - Are you ready?

Tommy’s recently launched a campaign that encourages women and their families to plan for pregnancy. You can find out more information here and view an animation here.

11 July 2018 - #whatsinakiss

A user of maternity services whose son sadly died after contracting neonatal herpes, has co-produced with NHSE and Fixers UK, a short film which can be seen here. For further information, please visit here or on Twitter: @whatsinakiss and #whatsinakiss

10 July 2018 - Tommy's launches new Together for Change campaign

In the UK, 1 in 4 pregnancies will end in miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. The emotional impact this has is devastating and leaves parents with so many unanswered questions.

There is still silence and shame around baby loss. But if we can talk about it openly and honestly, not only can we help each other feel less alone, but we can also pave the way for greater awareness and more research to stop it happening.

This is why Tommy’s is launching a brand new campaign, ‘Together For Change’.

11 May 2018 - Top midwife hails ‘extraordinary’ NHS staff who have delivered more than 50 million babies

England’s top midwife today praised the ‘extraordinary’ role of midwives who have delivered more than 50 million babies over the last seven decades and urged young people to consider the “uniquely rewarding” career.

25 April 2018 - Tongue Tie Survey

Has your baby had tongue tie? Did you get it treated? What were your experiences of your local service private or NHS. This survey is now closed.

12 March 2018 - Safer Sleep Week 

From 12-18th March 2018, The Lullaby Trust aims to raise awareness of SIDS and ensure that we reach as many parents as possible with life-saving advice on safer sleep and steps parents can take to reduce the risk of SIDS.