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We’re nearly 3….

 4th August 2021

On the 9th August Peeps will be 3 years old – where does the time go? To help celebrate, we’ll be launching our virtual balloon race. It’s not too late to take part. Simply click here and for just £3 you can buy and customise you ...

A record breaking July…

 24th July 2021

What a month (and it’s not even over yet!) – thanks to our new charity co-ordinators Liz and Michelle, over 100 parent packs have been sent out in July alone. These free packs are going to neonatal units, some of which are having them for ...

Would you like to be on our Parent Panel?

 5th July 2021

As a charity, we have grown over the last couple of years, and we’re always mindful to try and make sure we represent and support all HIE journeys, experiences and outcomes. We’re not the experts though – you are! We’re ther ...

A day in the life of an unpaid carer

 10th June 2021

Thanks to Siani for sharing her blog (and beautiful picture), giving such an honest insight in to what family life can be like with a child who has additional needs. You can read her post here. If anything affects you or you could use a little suppo ...

Carers Week

 8th June 2021

This week is #CarersWeek. So many of our families also take on a Carer role, so we want to give a huge shout out for all you do. It can be exhausting and challenging, but done out of love, and those who haven’t experienced it may not understand ful ...

Mental Health Awareness Week

 10th May 2021

Today sees the start of #mentalhealthawareness week. We al have mental health, and sometimes we need a bit of a helping hand to get it back on track. Since Peeps started, over 180 hours of counselling/therapy has been funded, and our promise is to al ...

A huge thank you!

 2nd May 2021

A huge THANK YOU and well done to everyone who has taken part in Pledge for Peeps. In the last month, so much awareness of HIE has been raised, and a whopping £8,400 too. Just amazing! We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. We’ve loved seei ...

Wsparcie w języku polskim

 13th April 2021

Peeps to jedyna organizacja charytatywna w Wielkiej Brytanii zajmująca się wspieraniem osób dotkniętych przez HIE. HIE to skrót od angielskiego określenia „hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy”, które oznacza encefalopatię niedotlenieniowo-nie ...

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 ...

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