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Parent Story – by Kerry Coles

 23rd January 2021

I was pregnant with my 7th baby and have had gestational diabetes in all pregnancies and have been induced with 5 of them and had to go for induction again. I had been for my last check with the diabetes team at the hospital the day before going in ...

Do you blog?

 21st January 2021

Whether you are a blogging pro, or fancy sharing a piece for the first time, we would love to hear from you. If you have any experience with HIE (as a parent, family/friend, healthcare professional etc.) and have a story to tell, please get in touch. ...

New Year, take note!

 6th January 2021

By Nicola Sheldon  When it started we were in the middle of a blissful day. The kids had gone out on a lovely walk and came home red cheeked smelling of outdoors. The fire was crackling away, the youngest was snoring on my lap, the eldest was upstai ...

Thank you

 30th December 2020

As the end of 2020 is fast approaching, we just wanted to say a big thank you to those who have supported us, especially during such a challenging 12 months. Our love and thoughts go to those who have experienced a loss this year. We hope that the ou ...

We’re here to help…

 19th December 2020

Since the start of the year Peeps has arranged and funded over 70 counselling / therapy sessions for mums and dads of our HIE families. Things may not always be easy, but with the right support and help, things can get better. If you’re having ...

#FestiveFive

 25th November 2020

We’d love you to join in our Christmas event – it’s super simple!   Rather than send Christmas cards, we’re asking you to make a donation to Peeps – this can be via text (to donate £5 just text FESTIVEFIVE to 70085), on our website (c ...

Can you vote for Peeps?

 24th November 2020

It’s that time of year again when we are asking for a little help – it’s free and easy, and just involves you casting a vote for Peeps in the Ecclesiastical 12 Days of Giving. We could be in with a chance of winning £1,000! If you ...

Calling all businesses!

 15th November 2020

Calling all businesses! This is such a fab idea – making the most of what is quite frankly a rubbish situation We all wish Covid wasn’t here but while it is, and while things can’t happen as usual, why not give yourself the feel-goo ...

We’ll still bee here…

 4th November 2020

As England is preparing to go in to a second lockdown, we just wanted to reassure everyone that we are still here, and will be continuing to support as much as we can. A reminder of some of the things we offer to anyone in the UK who has been affecte ...

Thank you!

 9th October 2020

A big THANK YOU to Lloyd’s of London – a lovely lady who works there nominated @PeepsHIE to receive a charitable donation, and it landed in our bank account this week. We are so grateful and wanted to share our thanks. As with all donatio ...

Let’s keep talking

 22nd September 2020

If you’re finding it hard… …for whatever reason, then please don’t struggle on your own. Going through a HIE experience can be difficult. The effects, whether physical or emotional can be hard to manage, sometimes catching you off guard. Thro ...

So you’ve found yourself in the NICU

 17th September 2020

By Stephanie Swann This is a message for all the new parents out there who have found themselves in the unfamiliar world of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. If your baby has sustained a significant hypoxic brain injury during birth and you have happ ...

We did good…

 7th September 2020

By Nicola Sheldon I remember the morning of November 17th 2015 very clearly. Thomas had been home from the hospital less than 24 hours and Chris was preparing to leave to work, his paternity leave long since used up as Thomas was now 1 month and 2 da ...

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Parenting And The Use Of Social Media Sharing

 27th August 2020

By Stephanie Swann Sharing information and photographs of our children on social media is a subject that many people will have varying opinions on whether their child is neurotypical or has additional needs or disabilities. I think this is a parentin ...

20 Things I would tell my past self…

 21st August 2020

…by Stephanie Swann 20 things I would tell my past self about being a parent of a child with disabilities  As my little boy Joseph is getting older and we progress further through our HIE journey I feel like I have a lot more time, mental clar ...

Peeps Apparel

 8th August 2020

If you’d like to support Peeps and raise awareness wherever you go, then why not get hold of one of our t-shirts or hoodies? Ladies, gents and kids sizes available. Just click here to complete a very quick form and we’ll be in touch! ...

Making a difference…

 28th July 2020

One of our mums has kindly shared some feedback after we sourced and funded some specialised counselling for her. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, and a brilliant grant from The National Lottery Community Fund, we are able to reach and hel ...

Good news for under 3s mobility support

 22nd July 2020

“Family Fund Mobility Support aims to help families raising a disabled or seriously ill child under 3 years old to meet their mobility needs through a car leasing package for a limited period.” (www.familyfund.org.uk). This is great news ...

Parent Story – Meet Albie

 17th July 2020

Our story, Francesca and Macaulay ALBIE THOMAS MCGOWAN, 8lb 9oz, 18/12/19 Wednesday 18th December, 40+1, my waters had gone the day before and we were ready to be induced! 2nd baby, low risk pregnancy, we were soooo excited! Induction began, pessary ...

Wing Walk – 2021!

 14th July 2020

As with many things, the Wing Walk for Peeps had to be postponed due to Covid, but Jade from Sign along with us, one of our Ambassadors, is sticking to her word and will be taking to the skies next year! She’s getting so close to her £1500 tar ...

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