Weʼve raised £514 to contribute to materials for Nancy & Nora’s Tiny Clothes- clothes for babies born to small or sick to survive
- Worthing, UK
- Funded on Sunday, 21st July 2019
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Nancy and Nora’s Tiny Clothes was informally set up after our twin girls Nancy and Nora died shortly after birth in December 2014. Both our girls weighed just under a pound and were too tiny to fit even micro-preemie clothes. It was so important to me that the girls were clothed. In the days after their death we found ourselves searching toy shops for dolls clothes. They were either the wrong dimensions or completely inappropriate, we couldn’t quite bring ourselves to dress our babies as cheerleaders! In the end we settled on them wearing home-made hats and blankets. I still to this day, worry that they might get cold.
Shortly after the girls died, I had some 1:1 sewing training and then spent the months that I was off on Maternity Leave with no babies, making Tiny Clothes for other babies who were born too small to survive.
I try to make the clothes out of soft, bright fabric that you would usually see baby clothes made out of. I use a variety of colours and styles to suit different families tastes. When a baby dies you have so little control and feel so powerless. I hope that having a choice of clothes will enable other parents to be able to dress their child or children in the kind of clothes that they would have chosen if they hadn’t died.
All of the clothes I have made have been donated to Worthing Hospital Delivery Suite. They are in a large case so that parents can select the outfit they want.
I hope to make more cases and donate them to more and more hospitals.
- 2 years ago
Sarah Willbridge-Raisbeck2 years ago
WOW!! I reached the target on the first day! Thank you all so much! Any more money raised will just mean that I can make more and more clothes and reach more and more parents. Thanks again everyone xx
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Jun 11, 2019
Big hug for all you are doing and have done
Jun 4, 2019
Jun 4, 2019
Love what you’re doing Sarah. I haven’t experienced the loss of a child but I whole heartedly believe what you are doing will be making a truly awful experience a little bit bearable xx
Apr 3, 2019
Thank you so much. x
Feb 14, 2019
Thank you so much xx
Jun 12, 2018
From Faye’s sister-in-law xxx
Faye Mills May
Jun 12, 2018
Sorry it’s not more at the moment but wanted to give something to support this wonderful cause. We think you are all amazing ❤️
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