In memoriam

This is where you can read about and remember the precious babies who did not make it. If you have a story you would like to share here, please get in touch with us.

First Touch is proud to have recently extended its commitment to bereaved families. If you would like more details about this, please get in touch with us. The neonatal unit's annual memorial service takes place every October in the Chapel in St James' Wing. If you do not receive an invitation to this and would like one, please get in touch with Paula Steele, our counsellor.

Hugo's Story

In Memoriam

Hugo Christopher Dylan Parker was born at 11.19am on Thursday February 20, at St George’s Hospital. He weighed just 420 grams. Hugo showed us that size isn’t necessarily equal to fighting spirit, or determination to live. Here his mum. Leigh tells his story. Read more …

baby Codey

In Memoriam

Nat Melin talks about her son's brave fight for life. Read more …

Blaize Salvador

In Memoriam

Here Blaize Salvador's mum tells their story Read more …

Isla's Story

In Memoriam

Isla Imogen Taylor was born on 31st May 2008. She changed our lives for the better forever. Read more …

Baby Joel Archie Jed Abel Blakley

In Memoriam

We found out we were expecting our 6th baby in September 2005. It was a very welcome surprise. Read more …

Leah Rose Petticrew – 4th July – 14th July 2010

In Memoriam

Our beautiful daughter Leah Rose Petticrew was born at St Georges on the 4th July 2010. She was born at 32 weeks and weighed 4lb 6ozs. She was looked after by the staff at St George’s neonatal unit. Read more …

Daisies in a field

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  • Donations received so far - £50
  • Target of total funds for the year - £210,000