A baby is born with a serious heart condition every two hours in the UK and despite congenital heart disease being one of the biggest killers of infants, only around half of congenital heart defects are picked up during routine prenatal scanning.
With your help we can provide a safety net for the 1,000 babies each year that leave hospital with their heart defect undetected, increasing detection rates, improving a baby’s chances of survival and long-term quality of life.
The Outer Hebrides are off the West Coast of Scotland. The Hebridean Way begins on the Island of Vatersay at the southern tip of the archipelago and ends 185 miles (297km) later at the Butt of Lewis lighthouse in the far north.
Anne (Head of Training at Tiny Tickers), Andy and Mick are undertaking this ride in order to raise awareness of Congenital Heart Defects and to raise funds so that Tiny Tickers can continue their amazing work by training Sonographers across the Country.