Teeside couple donate a CuddleCot to hospital in memory of their baby boy

A couple from Teesside donated a CuddleCot to North Tees hospital after losing their baby son was born sleeping.

Helen and Chris Snow, from Thornaby, unexpectedly lost their son, Teddie, in May 2021 in James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. Born at 37 weeks the couple discovered Teddie sadly did not have a heartbeat.

The image shows Helen and Chris Snow with their three daughters, staff at North Tees hospital, and Bob and Tracey from the charity 4Louis.
Helen and Chris Snow with their three daughters, staff at North Tees hospital, and Bob and Tracey from the charity 4Louis.

Thanks to a CuddleCot they were able to spend two nights in the hospital with Teddie after he was born. After their experience, the couple decided to raise money for a CuddleCot for University Hospital of North Tees.

Chris explained, “We lost our son on 24th May, 2021″, “we were lucky enough to have the use of” a CuddleCot “because there weren’t many available”…”My wife just said ‘we’re going to do a charity night’ and we did.”

Teddie’s parents held a CuddleCot charity night in Thornaby Sports and Leisure Club, which involved an evening of entertainment with music, games, raffles and auctions.

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