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28 May, 2021

Mawdsley’s NICU Story

On the 29th September 2016 myself and my husband Neil went to our 12 week scan which is when we discovered we were expecting twins! We already had Leo 7 and Mia 6 so we were doubling our brood, which was quite a shock. Other then the usual morning sickness and a small bleed at […]

1 May, 2021

Laura, Rob & Ollie

The 17th June had finally come – our little boy’s due date! The day went by largely uneventful – a trip to Tesco seemed to get my tummy fluttering a little but it did not seem to avail to anything more. Later that evening we were laying on the sofa, watching the Graham Norton show, […]

1 May, 2021

Claire & Ellie

After 5 years of miscarriages, a termination for anencephaly, and endless tests and procedures in different hospitals, I finally had a successful 12 week scan in February 2014 after visiting a private miscarriage specialist in Harley Street who diagnosed high natural killer cells and prescribed a concoction of different drugs. I was absolutely delighted but […]

1 May, 2021

Sarah-Jane, Pete & Nathan

I’m sure most people have watched one born every minute, I’ve tuned in for a few minutes here and there and it was enough for me, let’s be honest it scared the bejesus out of me! In my head I had the perfect birth planned; we were doing Hypnobirthing classes, I was reading the positive […]

1 May, 2021

Sarah, Benny & Luca

I was 31 weeks pregnant and busy at work when I went into unexpected labour. I had experienced what I thought were braxon hicks the night before (while watching the ‘Great British Bake Off’ final!), went to bed and had a really good night’s sleep but woke up feeling pretty tired the next morning. After […]

1 May, 2021

Lisa, Kevin, Sam & Libby

We were so happy when we found out I was pregnant for the first time, a little half brother or sister for Sam, my step son. We went to the scan as a family of three plus bump! Afterwards I had the blood test they do at your 12 week scan and then off we […]

18 Dec, 2019

Cake & Coffee Morning

A belated thank you to Khara Rogers and her family and friends for raising £183 at a ‘Cake & Coffee Morning’ held for World Prematurity Day in November! Money that will help fund the new Cooling Machine for the Unit. 

20 Nov, 2019

World Prematuri-Tea Day

We are delighted to report that the World Prematuri-Tea Day Tea Party and raffle/cake sales on the unit raised a staggering £2,181.25!! Thank you to everyone who came and who donated. After the phenomenal turnout this year, the Neonatal team are already thinking about a bigger and better event for next year (with more parking!). New […]