parent' stories

Rory Stafford's story

Parents’ stories

Rory's mum tells us about his difficult start in life Read more …

Liberty and Arabella's story

Parents’ stories

Gemma Lovegrove tells us about her twin daughters' early arrival Read more …

Lucas Humphrey's story

Parents’ stories

Lucas Humphrey's mum tells us about Lucas's start in life at St George's Read more …

Maisie's Story

Parents’ stories

Maisie Palmer's mum tells their story Read more …

Hugh's Story

Parents’ stories

Hugh Hunter was born at 24 weeks, weighing just 1lb 7oz, whilst his parents and big brother were enjoying a holiday in the Canary Islands. This is his story Read more …

Molly Sparrow's story

Parents’ stories

Molly was born with a life-threatening illness and was quickly transferred to St George's nnu. As her family celebrates her 18th birthday, Molly's mum Sarah tells her story. Read more …

Lenny Harrison's Story

Parents’ stories

Dean Harrison talks here about the bravery of his tiny son Lenny and his motivation for taking on the Great North Run in aid of First Touch Read more …

Edward Marlow's story

Parents’ stories

In 2009, our son Edward was born just three weeks early. Read more …

An auntie's perspective

Parents’ stories

My nephew Logan has just turned two and he is the happiest and most charming boy ever! Read more …

vicki welch's story

Parents’ stories

First Touch has had an account with Justgiving since 2005. It is a great way to raise funds for the charity. Setting up your page only takes a few minutes, and your friends, family and colleagues can make instant donations using credit or debit cards. Read more …

paul smith's story

Parents’ stories

Our son Joshua, was born at 15:36 on the 11th September 1998 at Epsom General Hospital. The birth was fine until Joshua started to turn a shade of blue, at which point he was rushed into the SCBU at Epsom where he was diagnosed with congenital pneumonia. He started to suffer with severe breathing difficulties and was then taken by transport incubator in an ambulance to St Georges. Read more …


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