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Maternal mental health Q&A with Abbie Mitchell

During Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, heart mum and Tiny Tickers virtual support group facilitator, Abbie Mitchell, answered questions on our Facebook page about maternal mental health, based on her experience as a heart mum and working in mental health peer support. We’ve posted all the questions and answers below and we hope you find…

Virtual Peer Support Groups

By Tiny Tickers’ Project Support Officer, Vicky Woodmansey One of the messages that we have found to be the most powerful to impart to new parents faced with a congenital heart disease (CHD) diagnosis for their baby, has always been, “You are not alone”. Whether through our printed booklets giving advice from other parents, our…

Tiny Tickers launches new condition specific webinars for health professionals

By Tiny Tickers’ Head of Training, Anne Rhodes As Head of Training for Tiny Tickers, my focus is mainly on delivering training to sonographers and other health professionals that provide obstetric scans. The aim of this is to give health professionals the confidence, knowledge and skills to better spot heart defects during pregnancy screening thus…

Right Now: Congenital heart disease has not stopped because of the pandemic

By Tiny Tickers CEO, Jon Arnold On the 17th February 2021, hundreds of charities, including Tiny Tickers, are backing the Right Now #nevermoreneeded Campaign and calling on the government to create an Emergency Support Fund for the third sector. Right now, charities are doing everything they can to make a difference, but resources are running…

Fundraising from your sofa…

Here Katie, our Head of Fundraising and Comms, talks about some other ideas if your fundraising plans have been postponed or cancelled. All of these can be done from home, and from the comfort of your sofa!