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Finding Out

Abbie Mitchell is a mental health, bereavement and suicide awareness advocate, speaker and trainer. At her 20 week scan with her first child, discovered her unborn baby has congenital heart disease. Here, she shares her experience.

How coronavirus is affecting the detection and treatment of congenital heart defects

These are uncertain times. Sonographers are still undertaking pregnancy scans. Babies with congenital heart defects will still be diagnosed. The fetal anomaly scan is still the best opportunity to detect congenital heart disease (CHD) before a baby is born. Coronavirus doesn’t change that fact. Therefore, we remain focused on doing what we can to help…

Business, but not as usual…

Three months ago the Tiny Tickers staff team met up for our annual pre-Christmas get together. In between silly party games and Christmas jumper selfies, the six of us discussed our plans for 2020 – setting objectives to continue the excellent growth the charity has seen, and to do even more to help families affected…

Our Statement of Support.

As our supporters, beneficiaries and fundraisers, I thought you should know how the charity is approaching the coronavirus pandemic – the steps we are taking to help families; keep our services running; and to look after our staff. Here are some of the things we’re doing:   We are liaising with the NHS and others…

Ask the trainer

We recently held a Q&A session on our Facebook page with Anne Rhodes, our very talented Head of Training. Below are some of the excellent questions and answers that were covered…

Tea, biscuits and our annual report

Okay, confession time. Some charities’ annual reports are dull. They don’t exactly entice you to curl up on the sofa with a cuppa and a few biscuits in eager anticipation of flicking through them. But ours isn’t like that. It really isn’t. As well as going through our accounts, it also talks about our main…