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Latest News

Spartan Race team raise over £1,000

We have some fantastic photos to show you of a team of fundraisers who completed the Spartan Race this month to raise funds for Petals.  The team was organised by Amelia Grant and her husband, Ben, who wanted to raise money for Petals in memory of their daughter,...

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After the #NLAwards….

We've already said it on Facebook, in person, and in emails, but we felt the need to say again... THANK YOU!  Thank you to all our friends and supporters who helped us with the National Lottery campaign back in July.  For anyone who hasn't yet seen the update, we...

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Sponsored Walk raises over £700 for Petals

A former client of Petals, Louise Cooke, has raised an impressive £732.50 for Petals by organising a sponsored walk for herself and her friends.  Louise said that she wanted to organise the fundraising event to "say thank you to Karen and to Petals". Having never done...

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Head Up Heart Strong – Perinatal Mental Health film

As members of the Maternity Mental Health Alliance, we are committed to the Everyones Business Campaign which seeks to highlight the lack of consistency in perinatal mental health services across the country.  It is part of our aim at Petals to raise awareness of the...

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A ‘thank you’ from a client…

In this short video our CEO, Karen Burgess, introduces a client who came to counselling for help with dealing with her antenatal anxieties: Jenny says:  "I was referred to Petals by my midwife when it was established that I was suffering with prenatal anxiety.Being...

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Everyones Business campaign – Maternal Mental Health Alliance

The Maternal Mental Health Alliance launches its #everyonesbusiness campaign - Tuesday 8th July. Pregnant women and new mothers in almost half of the UK do not have access to specialist mental health services, potentially leaving them and their babies at risk. Maps...

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We need your vote!!

We are so excited to announce that we have reached the finals of the National Lottery Awards!!  Our Lottery-funded pilot project is competing against six other projects for the title of Best Health Project. The Awards are an annual search to find the UK's favourite...

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Charity Bootcamp, 24th May, Newnham Park Cambridge

The lovely Mike Baron of The Bootcamp Company has volunteered to run a charity session with all proceeds going to Petals.  The session will cost £10 per person.  Fancy Dress is optional to make it more fun.  Expect to get muddy and sweaty, have fun but be aching the...

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University of Birmingham Research Study

We have had a request from some researchers at the University of Birmingham for help with their study of how women cope following traumatic birth. They are hoping that by carrying out this research they will get a better understanding of how best to support women...

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Cambridgeshire mum thanks Petals for “life-changing support”

A mum who received counselling from Petals after suffering a stillbirth shared her story in the Cambridge News in the hope of helping other families facing similar trauma in the future. Amelia Grant, of Milton, Cambridge, first became pregnant at the age of 29 in 2009...

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