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06/22/2017 at 14:48. Facebook
Jump in at the deep end for #TeamTommys

We still have guaranteed places left in the Swim Serpentine 2017. This great event is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London. Organised by London Marathon Events, the festival is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic...
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Nickie Swinburne
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yesterday at 15:32. Facebook
We couldn’t do what we do without the help of our wonderful community. We want to communicate with you all better and make sure we are delivering you the information and support you need.

So, we are holding some focus groups in London during July. We are looking for 10-12 women who have suffered loss – whether it be through miscarriage or stillbirth – to come and chat to us about Tommy’s....
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Kerry Burke
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Tommy's
06/20/2017 at 13:11. Facebook
It is very easy to confuse the mother’s own heartbeat or pulsing of the placenta with the baby’s heartbeat, which can often result in false comfort.

This is just one of the reasons why Kicks Count want to ban the sale of home dopplers, find out about the others:
It is very easy to confuse the mothers own heartbeat or pulsing

Kicks Count call for home dopplers to be banned

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Emily Ansell
Sian Timmins
Ann Freestone
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Tommy's
06/20/2017 at 10:32. Facebook
All mothers hope for an easy pregnancy and an uncomplicated birth, but sadly it does not always happen like that. Harriet's journey was complicated when she went into labour at 23 weeks. You can read her incredible story of prematurity and transverse birth here.

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All mothers hope for an easy pregnancy and an uncomplicated birth but

‘There was not one singular moment where I acknowledged that it would happen’

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06/20/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Bringing home your new born baby is intimidating enough, but for parents of premature babies, those worries can become overwhelming.

Tommy’s midwife Anna Nella, recently spoke to the HuffPost UK to answer some frequently asked questions from new parents.
Bringing home your new born baby is intimidating enough but for parents

11 Things Parents Of Premature Babies Worry About (And Words Of Comfort)

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Allison Metcalf
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06/19/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
"I went numb. I didn’t understand. Five minutes before that, everything was fine. We were about to meet our little girl. She has a name. Her name is Renée."

Footballer Harry Arter recently opened up about the devastating loss of his baby girl, Renée. These conversations, whilst painful, are incredibly important to have, as too many fathers feel they cannot speak up and struggle with their...
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I went numb I didnt understand Five minutes before that everything was

The Waves | By Harry Arter

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Tricia Reed
Holly Zwager
Sarah Willis
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Tommy's
06/19/2017 at 09:25. Facebook
Fatherhood comes in many forms. For some dads it's a cuddle with their newborn. For some dads it means an anxious time spent beside an incubator. And for some dads it's saying goodbye before they even got to say hello. If you are a father struggling with the loss of your baby, please do not struggle in silence.

You are not alone <3

#InternationalFathersMentalHealthDay #INTFatherMHDay
Tommy's
Tommy's
06/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
We know that for some of you Father's Day will have been tough. Please know that you are not alone. Adam opens up about Father's Day as a dad who has lost a baby.

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We know that for some of you Fathers Day will have been

Father's Day

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Tommy's
06/18/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
Our midwives have a message for ALL dads this Father’s Day ♥ #FathersDay

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Our midwives have a message for ALL dads this Father’s Day ♥ FathersDay

It is Father’s Day for you too

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Tommy's
Tommy's
06/18/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
#Fathersday can be a difficult time for so many.

Today we will be sharing personal stories from men who have suffered a loss as well as a message from our wonderful midwives.

You are not alone <3
Fathersday can be a difficult time for so many
Sally Daniels
Jessica Clarkson
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Tommy's
06/17/2017 at 11:36. Facebook
‘I have always tried to be the ‘alpha male’, I believe in being the man and being the rock. But now, I knew I had to ride every emotion that came.’ Steven writes about allowing himself to be vulnerable in the aftermath of losing his baby girl Avery, born sleeping. #ItsTimeToTalk #MHW2017

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I have always tried to be the alpha male I believe in

Don't bottle it up; a message from one stillborn dad to another

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Tommy's
Tommy's
06/16/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
These Nurses are holding graduation ceremonies for babies leaving the NICU & its adorable.
These Nurses are holding graduation ceremonies for babies leaving the NICU its adorable

www.buzzfeed.com

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Kim O'Brien
Caroline Byard
Amy Jackson
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Tommy's
06/16/2017 at 12:38. Facebook
Al from The Dad Network says that sharing how he was feeling helped both he and his wife Jen cope with their first miscarriage. #ItsTimeToTalk #MHW2017 #misCOURAGE
Becca Tabary-Peterssen
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Tommy's
06/15/2017 at 13:16. Facebook
Matt from Papa Pukka has some advice for other dads going through miscarriage; 'do not fail to tell trusted friends. Do not stop talking. And do not give up on each other.' #ItsTimeToTalk #MHW2017 #misCOURAGE

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Matt from Papa Pukka has some advice for other dads going through

Miscarriage of (in)justice | For people who happen to be parents.

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Caroline Hamilton
Simon Wood
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Tommy's
06/15/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
We are exploring the ways of treating diabetes in pregnancy. Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy (known as gestational diabetes) are usually treated first by changing their diet, followed by a drug called metformin that can be taken as a tablet. In a small study, our researchers compared the different methods of controlling diabetes during pregnancy and the results may surprise...
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We are exploring the ways of treating diabetes in pregnancy Women who

The GRACES trial: comparing ways of treating diabetes in pregnancy

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Tommy's
Tommy's
06/14/2017. Facebook
‘She looked like she was fighting for her life and I thought she could go at any time. There was literally nothing I could do to help.’ The journey through the neonatal intensive care unit can be a traumatic one for many new parents, including fathers. James Farina shares his top 5 tips for NICU dads. #ItsTimeToTalk #MHW2017

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She looked like she was fighting for her life and I thought

Top 5 Tips for NICU Dads

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Tommy's
06/14/2017. Facebook
New research in New Zealand showing women who sleep on their backs in the last months of pregnancy are 3.7 times more likely to have a stillbirth is being reported today. This is the third study to show the link between sleep position and stillbirth. In the third trimester of pregnancy, our advice is to go sleep on your side because this is safer for baby. A further study, led by Professor...
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New research in New Zealand showing women who sleep on their backs

MiNESS – is there a link between stillbirth and a woman’s position going to sleep?

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Chereé Goleby
Mandy Furness
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Tommy's
06/14/2017. Facebook
Natalie has made 2017 the Year for Tommy’s. She is taking part in various running and cycling events across the year to fundraise for Tommy’s in memory of her son Leo Phoenix. Leo was born on January 17, 2017 at 37 weeks – shortly after they discovered he had sadly passed away.

Natalie visited the Tommy’s Research Centre in Manchester and after falling pregnant again is being looked after...
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Natalie has made 2017 the Year for Tommys She is taking part

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 2017

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Nic Down
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Tommy's
06/13/2017. Facebook
Nick Harrison talks about the role of men in miscarriage after feeling he was just ‘collateral damage.’ #ItsTimeToTalk #MHW2017

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Nick Harrison talks about the role of men in miscarriage after feeling

Dads feel the heartbreak of miscarriage too

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Georgina Roberts
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Tommy's
06/13/2017. Facebook
Women with diabetes are around five times more likely to have stillbirths. We think this is unacceptable.

Our researchers want to understand how high blood glucose can affect the growing baby and the placenta, so we can focus on helping women with diabetes to have safe and healthy pregnancies.

Learn more about this research project today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Women with diabetes are around five times more likely to have stillbirths

Tommy's - Diabetes and the risk of stillbirth

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Angie Lucas