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Closed 26/08/2017

47%
£813
raised of £1,700 target by 52 supporters

    Weʼve raised £813 to help fund a cuddle cot to let grieving families take the babies home.

    Irvine, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 26th August 2017

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    Story

    This is my story about my little boy that was took from me and his sister far to soon.

    I was delighted to find out that I had fallen pregnant - but that hope was very cruelly snatched from me when I found out at my 20-week scan that my baby had Potters Syndrome.

    I was devastated. It meant they wouldn't survive. I was offered the option of a termination but I thought "what if ... what if the doctors were wrong".

    And so I battled through to full term, hoping. Praying.

    Baby Jacob was born on Boxing Day 2016. And he was the most beautiful child anyone could ever wish for. He was born by c-section at 10.06am and survived for an hour and 16 minutes.

    I felt overwhelming love. I felt anger that he would be taken from me. And then, when he slipped quietly away, I felt nothing. Numb.

    I was lucky enough to take Jacob home in a cuddle cot which cost around £1700. I now want to ensure that his memory lives on by climbing Ben Nevis - to the highest point in the UK - to raise money for the Crosshouse Hospital maternity neonatal unit.

    There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about him but with your help everyday can get a little bit better. Please donate here: XX

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    • Laura Cummins4 years ago
      Laura Cummins

      Laura Cummins

      4 years ago

      I am truly grateful for all the donation everybody has giving to my page. My son won't just be looking down on me he will be looking down on each and everyone off use. Thank you from the bottom off my heart

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    • Laura Cummins4 years ago
      Laura Cummins

      Laura Cummins

      4 years ago

      Thank you from the bottom off my heart to everybody that has donated so far xx

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    4 years ago

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    Supporters

    52

    • Heather lowrie

      Heather lowrie

      Aug 9, 2017

      Good luck Laura

      £10.00

    • Tony Kirton

      Tony Kirton

      Aug 9, 2017

      Laura, whilst I do not know you personally your story and the manner in which you are turning your tragic loss into such a positive is both brave and inspirational. I wish you well and all success

      £150.00

    • Betty

      Betty

      Aug 3, 2017

      In memory of Jacob, my great nephew.

      £50.00

    • Natalie hodge

      Natalie hodge

      Aug 2, 2017

      Well done Laura x

      £5.00

    • Marylyn Martin

      Marylyn Martin

      Aug 2, 2017

      Good luck Laura

      £10.00

    • Sam Stoddart

      Sam Stoddart

      Jul 30, 2017

      £5.00

    • Alexandra Ainsworth

      Alexandra Ainsworth

      Jul 29, 2017

      fingers crossed your target gets reached chick xxx

      £10.00

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    Laura Cummins

    Laura Cummins

    Irvine, United Kingdom

    we will be climbing Ben nevis on the 5th august any money raised will be donated to neo natal ward crosshouse hospital to put towards a cuddle cot for grieving family's to take there baby home.

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