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Stories and features

Stories and features about babies born premature or sick, their families and the health professionals who care for them.

Read more in our online magazine, Little Bliss.

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Kalisha Patel
14 December 2017

Laura's story

Laura gave birth at 33 weeks to her son Ruairi. Here she talks about her journey through neonatal care and the difficulties of going home without her baby. Read More

Kalisha Patel
08 December 2017

Jenna's story

Jenna gave birth to her twins Calb and Ciaran at 31 weeks after going into spontaneous labour. Here she tells us about her journey in neonatal care. Read More

Kalisha Patel
01 December 2017

Coady's story

After developing pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome, Coady gave birth by emergency c-section prematurely.. Here she talks about the difficulties she experienced in neonatal care. Read More

Kalisha Patel
30 November 2017

Facilities for families on the neonatal unit – a Clinician’s perspective

Dr Nashwa Matta, Associate Specialist in Neonatology and Child Development for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde tells us why she is supporting the Bliss Scotland Campaign for more facilities in neonatal units. Read More

Kalisha Patel
28 November 2017

Mark's story

Mark Griffin is the Labour MSP for Central Scotland. He has written this blog post in support of Bliss Scotland’s campaign to highlight the costs faced by families with a baby on neonatal care, following his own experiences. Read More

Kalisha Patel
24 November 2017

Laura and Lylah-Rose's story

Laura gave birth to her daughter 39+1 weeks suffering severe brain damage. Sadly, Lylah-Rose passed away at eight-weeks-old. Read Laura's story here. Read More