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The results of our recent TFMR survey with ARC and Tommy’s

When we partnered with Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) and Tommy’s, we wanted to make sure families who’d experienced TFMR felt included in our baby loss community. Following last year’s successful campaign, we spoke to families about what’s most important to them...

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Petals is 10: reflections from our Founder, Karen Burgess

July 2011 - I can remember eagerly opening the post to reveal the registration certificate from Companies House for Petals – this was our first formal document and it felt special: PREGNANCY EXPECTATIONS TRAUMA AND LOSS SOCIETY (PETALS) Petals is an acronym – and...

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Launching our 10th anniversary celebrations!

Today (1 July 2021) marks the start of Petals' 10th anniversary celebrations! Over the next 12 months, we will be reflecting on our charity’s beginnings, taking stock of the present, and looking forward towards our bright future. The story of how Petals began and grew...

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Petals and Dad Still Standing partnering for Father’s Day

Father's Day is typically one of the most difficult days of the year if you've experienced pregnancy or baby loss. That's why Petals is delighted to be partnering with new podcast Dad Still Standing this week, with a survey for bereaved dads and an Instagram Live at...

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The countdown to Petals’ 10th anniversary has begun!

This July, Petals will be marking a big milestone for our charity: a whole decade of supporting individuals and couples after pregnancy and baby loss through our specialist counselling service. There’s no doubt that we’ve achieved an incredible amount during that...

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Petals launches new peer support group for bereaved grandparents

Today marks the launch of Petals Grandparents, a brand new Facebook group specifically designed for anyone who has lost a grandchild following pregnancy or baby loss. We know through our work with bereaved parents that grandparents have their own unique experience of...

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An update on our partnership with Teddy’s Wish

We are delighted to announce that our partnership with Teddy's Wish will be continuing throughout 2021. Thanks to their ongoing and generous support, Petals will still be able to offer extra counselling sessions to those who suffer the most devastating and traumatic...

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