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Happy Hanukkah!

 29th November 2021

Here’s to a bright and meaningful Hanukkah, to all our Peeps’ families and friends who are celebrating. ...

Christmas Prize Draw!

 12th November 2021

We just couldn’t wait any longer! The Peeps’ Christmas Prize Draw is now up and running! For just £2 a ticket, you can be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes, including a £200 John Lewis Voucher, a signed Manchester City fo ...

Feel good Friday

 22nd October 2021

If you’re looking for a little way to feel good for a Friday, have a look our online shop. You can now cover the cost of a Peeps Parent Pack, containing all sorts of info and goodies, that will be sent to a family at the start of their HIE jour ...

It’s an app!

 19th October 2021

Well this is exciting…the new free Peeps app is now live in the App Store and on Google Play! Just search PEEPS HIE to find information, contact details, family stories, and much more.    Is this the first app dedicated to supporting those to ...

Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW), 9th – 15th October

 8th October 2021

Tomorrow marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week (#BLAW). More information can be found at https://babyloss-awareness.org There will be lots of posts and sharing across social media platforms from different experiences, groups and organisations. ...

World Cerebral Palsy Day

 6th October 2021

Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day. Some HIE events (not all) lead to a CP diagnosis. “We ask people around the world to come together to celebrate and support those living with CP, embrace diversity and to help create a more accessible future f ...

Parent panel feedback

 1st October 2021

The first request for our new Parent Panel was to review the leaflet written for parents/carers at the start of their HIE journey. This leaflet usually goes in our parent packs that are given to families in neonatal units. We listened to the feedback ...

Our fundraising champs!

 28th September 2021

We’d like to say a big “well done” to some of our recent fundraisers. There have been cycles, swims, standing on top of a plane, and even stepping out of a plane (with a parachute of course!). Every single £ raised goes towards sup ...

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 ...

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Has your #NICU got our free parent packs in stock? If not please don’t hesitate to get in touch! You can also download our new info leaflet from the app (just search PEEPS HIE) or head to our website. We’re here to support anyone in the UK touched by #HIE

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