Parents Blog

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…

Me, Myself and My Mental Health

This #WorldMentalHealthDay, our regular heart parent blogger, Vicki Cockerill, shares how her son’s diagnosis and treatment for CHD affected her mental heath. Vicki is dedicated to starting a conversation around mental health for NICU parents, raising awareness and helping heart parents access the mental health care they need.

Blogging our way through CHD

In her second NICU Awareness Month post, our guest blogger, Vicki Cockerill, tells us how writing and blogging helps her through her son, Elijah’s, CHD journey. She also has some invaluable advice about setting up and managing a blog:

The Honest Confessions of being a NICU MUM

Introducing our guest blogger, Vicki Cockerill, author of The Honest Confessions of a Nicu Mum blog. Her eldest son, Elijah, was born with Tetralogy of Fallot and had open heart surgery when he was six moths old. This September, during NICU Awareness Month, Vicki is raising awareness by sharing her experiences on our blog. In her first post, she…