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Day by Day…

 4th April 2021

Day by Day: growing in awareness and understanding   Following a traumatic birth and 23 minute resuscitation my son was alive, but only just. When hypoxia ischaemic encephalopathy (oxygen deprivation and restricted blood flow that affects the b ...

Happy New Year Poem

 4th April 2021

The journey we planned wasn’t to be The dream of you being placed on me Instead I heard ringing from the alarms Then there were doctors, midwives and my empty arms   It felt like forever but then you suddenly cried! And I cried alongside y ...

Here’s the thing about HIE…

 28th March 2021

Just one week to go until HIE Awareness Day! We’d love as many people to be involved as possible, spreading the word about HIE and helping us reach more families. What do you want people to know about HIE? From serious matters to more light hea ...

To all the mums in NICU

 13th March 2021

With Mother’s Day almost upon us, we wanted to share this open letter to anyone who may be in #NICU at the moment, whatever their journey. Please feel free to pass on or put up in your units. (If anyone would like it on email just pop a message ...

Spreading a little sunshine!

 28th February 2021

If you’re looking to spread a little sunshine, and let’s face it we could all do with some at the mo, why not head over to our online shop where these lovely little bracelets have recently been added. They are in keeping with our awarenes ...

Covid Vaccines for Carers

 23rd February 2021

Those who receive Carer’s Allowance can book their Covid vaccine online: https://www.nhs.uk/…/book-coronavirus-vaccination/… If you’re a carer but don’t receive the allowance, make sure you notify your GP that you have carer respons ...

HIE Awareness Day – 4th April

 21st February 2021

6 weeks until our HIE Awareness Day – it may sound like it’s a way off, but we have a feeling it will fly round! We’ll soon be sharing details with you, but rest assured taking part is going to be really easy, and something everyone ...

National Lottery Fund £10,000

 12th February 2021

Huge thanks to @TNLComFund who have awarded Peeps £10,000 Such lovely news to end the week on. This money will allow us to continue supporting the mental health of even more families affected by #HIE. Thank you #NationalLottery players for helping m ...

New Group – HIE Dads’ Hub

 28th January 2021

We have a group! The HIE Dads’ Hub – a closed group, for Dads/Step-Dads who have been touched by HIE. This is a new venture for Peeps, and has come from feedback we’ve received from parents over recent months. Support, especially ar ...

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 ...

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