Great Ormond Street
Little Grace - who has a condition which means her blood vessels narrow and has had to have open heart surgery more then once. We met her wonderful parents in the Sick Childrens trust in april 2009 When Ethan was at his sickest and in the dark days. We have seen them since and watched Grace grow.
I met a lovely family at Great Ormond Street in December. Little girl called Poppy who had surgery to connect her Oesophagus to her stomach. her parents were truly lovely, taking me their daughters room to feed me crisps when i hadnt had time to eat. Helping carry the lots of luggage to the waiting ambulance when we went home, and most important keeping an eye on Ethan for me.
Rosalinda and her grandaughter Stella, I met Rosalinda at St Marys hospital in November 2010 when Stella was admitted with Meningitus. Rosalinda - though in shock is such a wonderful person. Coming to dinner with me and keeping me company during the walks back to the hotel at night.
James, Sarah and Aimee and the girls. I met this family at St Marys November 2010, Aimee has a condition where she can not get rid of her CO2 when she sleeps, causing difficulties so she needs a mask to her. Aimee is a gorgeous little girl, so lovely and friendly and she was normally to be found playing in the family room with her lovely sisters! James would walk us ladies back to the hotels when he could to make sure we were safe and would be ready the next morning for the low down on the hotel room!
Tara and her twins in the SCBU of Southend as well as Wendy and Pheobe, Liz and Harry and Amanda and Finlay to name a few. All of us in Southend SCBU having a gossip and sharing tips.
Jackie and Lewis - Lewis was also born at 24 weeks and spent his NICU time in London. We finally got to properly met (after a brief introduction to his parents while in SCBU) on the childrens ward. We now bump i