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What we do Wednesday – Bonding Squares

What we do Wednesday – Bonding Squares

Published 15th June 2022

We have recently delivered a fresh supply of Bonding Squares to TMBU. Bonding Squares are a little bit of fabric that has a big impact!  They come in pairs so parents can tuck one down their top which is then is swapped with one in the baby’s cot or incubator so their scent can be […] READ MORE

What we do Wednesday. Cot-side thermometers

What we do Wednesday. Cot-side thermometers

Published 25th May 2022

What we do Wednesday – following a request from unit staff, we have recently purchased new thermometers for every cot-side at TMBU.  This has made a massive difference as staff can easily find this basic bit of equipment that is needed for each baby for their routine checks, and also saves lots of time as […] READ MORE

What we do Wednesday – funding vital medical equipment. Techotherm cooling mattress.

What we do Wednesday – funding vital medical equipment. Techotherm cooling mattress.

Published 18th May 2022

What we do Wednesday – funding vital medical equipment. Thanks to your support, fundraising and generous donations we have been able to purchase a new Tecotherm cooling mattress for the Special Care Baby Unit at PRH in Haywards Heath. This special system delivers therapeutic hypothermia which is a recognised treatment for infants with hypoxic ischaemic […] READ MORE

Thank you to the Sussex Lodge Freemasons

Thank you to the Sussex Lodge Freemasons

Published 17th May 2022

We’d like to say a very big THANK YOU to the Sussex Lodge Freemasons who have donated funds for us to purchase a list of items the unit asked for.🙌 These items include: – a display bookshelf (for the parents’ room, so that children’s and adult self-help books can be easily available)
 – a Canon […] READ MORE

Kangaroo Care International Awareness Day 2022! 🦘💛

Kangaroo Care International Awareness Day 2022! 🦘💛

Published 15th May 2022

It is Kangaroo Care International Awareness Day 2022! Kangaroo care is a technique of newborn care where babies are kept chest-to-chest and skin-to-skin with a parent. This is especially important for babies in TMBU and SCBU at PRH. Benefits of kangaroo care include: 🦘Stabilisation of the babies’ heart rate. 🦘Improved (more regular) breathing pattern. 🦘Improved […] READ MORE

What we do Wednesday! 🥰 Cool Bags

What we do Wednesday! 🥰 Cool Bags

Published 27th April 2022

What we do Wednesday! 🥰 100 cool bags to help parents transport milk to the baby units are ready to make their way to PRH SCBU and TMBU. We have also recently restocked the units with breast pump storage boxes. 💛 READ MORE

What we do Wednesday! ☀️ Easter Gifts

What we do Wednesday! ☀️ Easter Gifts

Published 20th April 2022

What we do Wednesday! ☀️ On Sunday, the families on the units received a lovely Easter surprise including a little bunny toy, a book and chocolate eggs to enjoy! 🐣 There were also some treats for the staff! 😋 Thank you to all our supporters for your kind donations, enabling us to provide such lovely […] READ MORE

What we do Wednesday! 🤗 Easter Fleeces

What we do Wednesday! 🤗 Easter Fleeces

Published 13th April 2022

What we do Wednesday! 🤗 This week The EBA have purchased new fleece blankets for the babies in the units. These ones have an Easter theme to spread a bit of Spring cheer! 🐣🐰 It’s the little things that mean so much! Thank you for supporting us! 💛 READ MORE

What we do Wednesday 🙂 Funding new and vital equipment -video laryngoscope

What we do Wednesday 🙂 Funding new and vital equipment -video laryngoscope

Published 6th April 2022

What we do Wednesday 🙂 Funding new and vital equipment. We have recently purchased a new video laryngoscope for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit. This item was requested by staff to help with when babies need a breathing tube as it makes it safer and easier to insert the tubes. Cassie Lawn, Consultant from TMBU, […] READ MORE

What we do Wednesday – Mother’s Day

What we do Wednesday – Mother’s Day

Published 30th March 2022

What we do Wednesday! On Sunday, the Early Birth Association provided Mother’s Day gifts for the lovely Mums on the units at TMBU and SCBU at PRH. Also thank you so much to Anne Lambert, who made each Mummy a precious knitted heart to go in their gift bags! 💖 Some beautiful cards were also […] READ MORE


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