Weʼve raised £2,240 to help purchase a cuddle cot (cold cot) for bereaved parents of stillborn babies. In memory of Teddy Jack Arrowsmith born at 22 weeks.
- Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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- Funded on Tuesday, 21st November 2017
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Thank you to those who have asked about making a donation in memory of our baby boy, Teddy. After a lot of careful thought we have decided to raise money for a special piece of equipment called a cuddle (cool) cot.
We were extremely lucky to spend an invaluable two hours with our son before he passed. Hours we will cherish, always.
Incredibly, our precious time with him was extended with the use of a cuddle cot; a refrigerated crib that cools and preserves, allowing time to introduce baby to siblings, grandparents, friends and family, to acknowledge their birth and spend time with baby as part of the grieving process.
Having experienced first hand just how invaluable these cots are, and knowing that numbers are extremely limited, we would like to raise money to buy another one for Manor Hospital in Walsall, allowing more local families like ours additional, treasured time to say goodbye to their baby.
To put this in perspective, Manor Hospital has two cuddle cots. As well as Teddy, there was another baby who required a cuddle cot that day. If the Neonatal Ward had lost any babies, or another mother had a stillborn baby, there would have been no spare cots. Unthinkable.
We are hoping to raise £3,000 to purchase a cuddle cot. It will be engraved with Teddy’s name so that his memory lives on. Thank you in advance of your kind donations.
- 5 months ago
Paige Greening and Jack Arrowsmith5 months ago
Hi everyone, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your overwhelming generosity in donating £2,200 to this page which, after fees and charges leaves £2058.10. Together with cash donations of £1005 we have funds to purchase a cuddle cot and plaque in Teddy's memory. Any extra funds will be donated towards the memory boxes that the midwives raise money for via cake sales etc. Teddy will always be in our hearts but also helping other families take the precious time needed for their goodbyes. Love to you all. You are amazing. 😘
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- 6 months ago
Paige Greening and Jack Arrowsmith6 months ago
Thank you all so very much for the donations and pledges we have received. We are currently running at £2360 with cash donations given at Teddy's gathering yesterday. We are so overwhelmed by the love and support we have received. A super thank you to Jon Samrai, Nationwide Electrical Services Ltd., for their extremely generous donation of £500! We love you, beautiful people. xxx
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Sep 27, 2017
Donated in memory of Ronnie Noone and for the incredible work by NHS Staff...
Sep 21, 2017
Thinking of you all and sending you our love . Carol and Keith Howard xx
Sep 12, 2017
Sending you all our love 💙 From Sharon, Aimee & Jordan xxx
Sep 8, 2017
What a lovely gesture and legacy to leave for others during such a difficult time for you all. With lots of love xxx
Sep 6, 2017
Our thoughts are with you both x great X2 Kathleen, Damian and Kath
Sep 5, 2017
So sorry for your loss, thinking of you x
Sep 3, 2017
So sorry for your loss. May your angel rest in peace xx
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Paige Greening and Jack Arrowsmith
Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
On the 10th August, 2017 our baby boy, Teddy Jack, was born at 22 weeks gestation, weighing 1lb 2oz. He lived for just two hours.
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