Weʼve raised £135 to raise enough funds to donate butterfly blankets, posters, cot cards and information packs to hospitals all over the world.
- Funded on Wednesday, 31st January 2018
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In April 2016 we gave birth to our beautiful identical twin girls Callie and Skye. Shortly after birth Skye passed away due to anencephaly. Callie was cared for in neonal for 7 weeks and during that time we were surrounded by twins. And no one knew our story. No one knew about Skye. For us. It was too raw to keep bringing up.
As no one knew about Skye its not surprising we had some comments which we found difficult to deal with. One in particular. As a set of twins were crying, the mother turned to me and said "you're so lucky you dont have twins".
It was this moment we decided to create the purple butterfly stickers and posters to signify the loss of a baby, who was part of a multiple birth.
We have also created butterfly blankets for surviving twins to keep, in memory of their angel twin. We would like to donate a batch to hospitals every month. These blankets are hand made and we need to raise funds for the materials and shipping.
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Dec 20, 2017
Good luck with your fund raising xxx
Dec 20, 2017
Such an amazing cause - my donation is in memory of Harry O'Sullivan - the money will be better used by you than sending Christmas cards x
Nov 17, 2017
Nov 15, 2017
hope this Covers a few blankets darling xxxx
Oct 4, 2017
My dad was a twin
Oct 3, 2017
Thank you for all that you're doing x
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