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Bethany has nominated Oliver, Poppy, Ruby and Asher for our Best Buddy Sibling Award!


28 July 2021
      

Bethany has nominated Oliver, Poppy, Ruby and Asher for our Best Buddy Sibling Award!

Bethany has nominated 4 of her wonderful children for our Best Buddy Sibling Award: Oliver (15), Ruby (13), Poppy (12), and Asher (9)!

They were so brave and supportive when their baby brother, Arthur, was born at 26 weeks gestation.

"All of my children are amazing siblings!

In January 2020, we sadly lost a baby so they have experienced a lot of grief and then worry about losing Arthur. However, they have been so brave.

Oliver has ADHD, diabetes, and a lot of other challenges but despite these, he has had no worries about loving and caring for his baby brother. He absolutely worships and adores him. Oliver has been so brave and supportive.

Ruby, Poppy, and Asher have also been amazing. Asher is so kind and puts music on for baby Arthur if he is getting upset.

I am so proud of how they have all dealt with grief and having a NICU baby in the family!"

What an inspirational bunch!

Congratulations to you all. Arthur is very lucky to have such caring brothers and sisters to grow up with.

Do you know a Super Sibling?
If you would like to nominate a sibling that has been very brave whilst their brother or sister has been in hospital, email us and we will give them a well-deserved shout-out on our social pages.



Emily from Barnsley Hospital is Leah's NICU Superhero!


23 July 2021
      

Emily from Barnsley Hospital is Leah's NICU Superhero!

When Leah's daughter, Joanie, was born at 35 weeks gestation weighing 4lb 8oz, Leah was so grateful to have the wonderful Emily caring for her little girl.

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New Summer Activity Pack Available


22 July 2021
      

New Summer Activity Pack Available

The summer holidays and sunny weather are finally here and just in time for our new Activity Pack!We've created this summery Activity Pack to encourage kids to get outdoors and get creative. Free to download to either print or follow on the computer, the pdf is packed with activities and puzzles for children to enjoy.

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Ava is the super sibling receiving our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!


21 July 2021
      

Ava is the super sibling receiving our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!

Stephanie has nominated her brave little girl for our award because she is such a wonderful sister to her brother, Oli. Oli spent time in the neonatal unit at Ninewells Hospital and Ava had to spend a long period of time away from him.

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10 accessible SEN-friendly books for young children - Part 2


20 July 2021
      

10 accessible SEN-friendly books for young children - Part 2

It’s time for part 2 of our accessible SEN-friendly books list!SEN stands for Special Educational Needs so a lot of the books in this list feature characters with SENs and explore ideas around understanding and embracing what makes children unique.

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William Harvey Hospital's Natalie is crowned NICU Superhero this week!


16 July 2021
      

William Harvey Hospital's Natalie is crowned NICU Superhero this week!

Phoebe has nominated Natalie from William Harvey Hospital to be crowned NICU Superhero this week. Phoebe wanted to let Natalie know how grateful she is for the care that her son, Ronnie, received from her before he sadly passed away.

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Super sister, Eliza, is the recipient of our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!


14 July 2021
      

Super sister, Eliza, is the recipient of our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!

"Caring, playful, helpful and friendly." These are words that Eliza's Mum, Donna, has used to describe her little girl.Eliza has been nominated for our Best Buddy Sibling Award by her Mum because she was so wonderful when her little sister, Violet, spent time in the NICU in Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and the SCBU in Watford General Hospital.

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Alex from Ninewells Hospital is Garrett's NICU Superhero!


09 July 2021
      

Alex from Ninewells Hospital is Garrett's NICU Superhero!

Garrett has nominated Alex from Ninewells Hospital for our NICU Superhero Award because he was so grateful for the way she cared for his daughter, Eleanor, during her neonatal stay.

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10 accessible SEN-friendly books for young children - Part 1


07 July 2021
      

10 accessible SEN-friendly books for young children - Part 1

When talking about equality, representation is key!For children, as part of their education and understanding of the world, it’s important to see characters in stories who they can relate to – whether that’s through appearance, disability or circumstance – and who they can learn from.

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Kirsty from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital is crowned NICU Superhero!


02 July 2021
      

Kirsty from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital is crowned NICU Superhero!

Gemma has nominated Kirsty from Aberdeen Maternity Hospital to be crowned NICU Superhero this week! Kirsty cared for Gemma's babies, Ellie-Leigh and Deakin, when they were in the neonatal unit.

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Our Best Buddy Sibling Award goes to...Eliza!


30 June 2021
      

Our Best Buddy Sibling Award goes to...Eliza!

Eliza's Mum has nominated her wonderful daughter for our Best Buddy Sibling Award! Eliza is just 4 years old but she is the best big sister to her twin brothers, Jude and Teddie.

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Michelle from Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh is a NICU Superhero!


25 June 2021
      

Michelle from Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh is a NICU Superhero!

Carla has nominated Michelle from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to be crowned NICU Superhero this week. Michelle looked after Carla's twin boys, Myles and Austin, during their hospital stay. Myles and Austin were born at 29 weeks and 5 days gestation and stayed on the unit for 8 and a half weeks.
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Louise is our super sibling this week!


23 June 2021
      

Louise is our super sibling this week!

Rebecca has nominated her brilliant daughter, Louise, for our Best Buddy Sibling Award because she was so brave when her brother, Vincent, spent time in the neonatal unit at Leeds General Infirmary.

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Sharon's NICU Superhero is Catriona from Ninewells Hospital!


18 June 2021
      

Sharon's NICU Superhero is Catriona from Ninewells Hospital!

Sharon has nominated the lovely Catriona from Ninewells Hospital to be NICU Superhero this week. Sharon's daughter, Sophie, was born at 29 weeks and 5 days gestation and spent 6 weeks on the neonatal unit at Ninewells Hospital. Sharon is so grateful for the care that Catriona provided for Sophie and her family.

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Aliyah-Grace and Mia-Mai are the super siblings receiving our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!


16 June 2021
      

Aliyah-Grace and Mia-Mai are the super siblings receiving our Best Buddy Sibling Award this week!

Rebecca has nominated her two wonderful daughters, Aliyah-Grace and Mia-Mai, for our award because they were such great helpers when their brother spent 8 weeks in hospital.

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New Father's Day photo and video effects are coming


15 June 2021
      

New Father's Day photo and video effects are coming

With Father's Day fast approaching this Sunday, we wanted to help neonatal and paediatric teams celebrate this special occasion with new photo and video effects!Available this week to add to photos and videos taken of little ones using vCreate Diaries, the effects are a cute way for neonatal and paediatric teams to share the love with the amazing Dads they support.

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Ruby from St James's University Hospital in Leeds is Nicola and Liam's NICU Superhero!


10 June 2021
      

Ruby from St James's University Hospital in Leeds is Nicola and Liam's NICU Superhero!

Nicola and Liam have nominated Ruby from St James's University Hospital in Leeds to be crowned NICU Superhero this week because she was amazing throughout the whole of Nicola and Liam's twin boy's neonatal journey.Chester and Charlie were born at 29 weeks gestation at Barnsley Hospital, weighing 2lb 8oz. A week later, they were transferred to St James's Hospital where they spent 7 weeks.

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Our Best Buddy Sibling Award is back and our first super sibling is Jessica!


09 June 2021
      

Our Best Buddy Sibling Award is back and our first super sibling is Jessica!

On Brothers and Sisters Day, we celebrated by bringing back our Best Buddy Sibling Award!First up, we have super big sister, Jessica (4). She was such a star when her baby brother, Jack, spent 91 days in hospital. Jessica's Mum, Zara, wanted to give her little girl a shout-out for being so brave during this time.

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How your #PampersForPreemies nominations have helped neonatal units like Singleton's keep families connected


08 June 2021
      

How your #PampersForPreemies nominations have helped neonatal units like Singleton's keep families connected

With 1 in 13 babies born prematurely, thousands of families find themselves spending time on neonatal units each year. These stays can be extremely stressful, particularly for parents when they cannot be at the unit. Long distances, other children and work commitments are just some of the potential hurdles families face when visiting their baby in hospital.

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Rae from Ninewells Hospital is a NICU Superhero!


04 June 2021
      

Rae from Ninewells Hospital is a NICU Superhero!

Sarah has nominated the fantastic Rae from Ninewells Hospital for our NICU Superhero Award!Whilst Sarah's daughter, Eleanor, spent time in the neonatal unit, Sarah was so impressed with Rae's attitude and care.

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