Making every moment count

Two-year-old Oscar-Ray arrived safely at 40 weeks, after a problem-free pregnancy for mum, Charlotte.  But just two days later, he began having seizures and was rushed to the hospital neonatal unit to be observed by a specialist team, where he was having up to five seizures an hour.

 

Read more

 

New paediatric ataxia centre

In December last year, Ataxia UK opened their first Paediatric Ataxia Centre, in Sheffield, with the intention to provide the best possible outpatient care to children and families, including diagnosis, treatment including advanced neuro-imaging and genetic testing of ataxias.

Read more

 

Early years support making a big difference

Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP), led by the National Children’s Bureau, aims to improve children’s life chances in their early years (age 0-3). One part of this project is LEAP’s Overcrowded Housing Support Service, providing support to families living in overcrowded accommodation.

Read more

 

Local lifelines for deaf children

As well as the practical advice and support that the National Deaf Children’s Society can provide, many families also choose to get involved with an individual group in their local area, of which there are more than 100 across the country.

Read more

 

Other news …

Can you help the Childlife charities rebuild their services in the aftermath of Covid-19?

Play the Childlife Lottery for an extra way to support us, with a chance to win £25,000.

Free Will Writing service from our friends and McClure Solicitors.

Amazon Smile – if you shop through Amazon, just sign up to their portal Amazon Smile and you could support Childlife with every purchase you make with no extra cost to you.