Parents & Guest blog

The Conflicting Emotions of a Heart Mum

When we were first admitted into the Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit and Elijah was diagnosed with Tetralogy of Fallot, I couldn’t take it in. To protect myself from actually acknowledging that my baby wasn’t healthy, that he wasn’t the baby that I had imagined holding in my arms for nine months, and our start…

The Next Chapter As A Heart Mum

For the last couple of weeks we have been looking around primary schools for Elijah who is due to commence school in September 2019. I have found the whole process very conflicting, especially as a heart mum.

A message of thanks from Tommy’s Mum

Our Test for Tommy campaign is dedicated to the memory of baby Tommy and aims to ensure that every baby is given the test that could help save their life. Natasha, Tommy’s Mum, wanted to say thank you for the overwhelming support shown to both Tiny Tickers, and Tommy’s family, as a result of this…

Bronchiolitis: The First Episode

As the parent of a child with CHD, Vicki Cockerill knows how scary cold and flu season can be. In her latest post, she talks about her son’s experience of the lung infection bronchiolitis. Tiny Tickers is a proud supporter of Abbvie’s More Than A Cold Campaign, which aims to educate parents about the symptoms of…