Weʼre raising £1,000 to help purchase specialist life saving equipment for Winchester Neonatal Unit
- Winchester, UK
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Alex will start the fund raising by being very brave and having his head shaved, we all know how much Alex loves his hair and has always dreaded going bald.
Over time we have had three babies who have all needed the specialist support of the Neonatal Unit at RHCH. Josh was born in April 2000 at 28 weeks gestation, Faith was born in November 2006 at 29 weeks gestation and most recently our son Codi was born in June 2017 at 32 weeks. They all required specialist help at birth with their breathing and infections as they were all born too soon. The staff in the unit were so supportive and reassuring, always on hand with explanations and answers. The care they gave us and our babies was always above and beyond. Having to leave your baby in hospital every night while you go home is not an easy thing to do but even during those times they always welcomed phone calls with information and reassurance no matter what the time.
We would like to give back to the unit and raise money for specialist life saving equipment for babies born poorly and born early.
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- 5 months ago
Sarah and Alex McDowall5 months ago
This is currently Alex's hair. He will continue to grow it till the end of August 2018 and then have it all shaved off!!
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Dawn and Steve Ayling
Oct 5, 2018
The Watts family
Sep 30, 2018
Great idea xxx
Sep 28, 2018
Well done Sandy. The new hair cut suits you! X
Sep 26, 2018
Well done Sandy!! Ben
Sid, Rich, Tom and Will Bryant
Sep 25, 2018
Our boys were born at 28 weeks and 33 weeks and both of them needed help from specialist baby units. We will be forever grateful. Looking forward to seeing the new haircut Sandy!!!!
Sep 21, 2018
Congratulations Alex job well done!
Sep 20, 2018
Well done Sandy!!! xx
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