The Snowdrop Bereavement Suite cares for those families who sadly lose their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. The unit provides a peaceful and private environment for parents in their time of need.
The Snowdrop Suite offers the best care possible for women and their families. The experienced, highly-trained staff are always on hand to support the women and their partners through their time on the suite, and continue to provide care after they leave the hospital.
The Snowdrop Suite has been designed to provide as much privacy as possible for women and their partners, with individual ensuite rooms and quiet room for parents to be together and reflect.
UHB Charity works to provide ‘added extras’ for the Snowdrop Suite, complementing the amazing quality of care given by the staff on the suite. The Charity has been able to fund a CuddleCot for the suite. CuddleCots keep the baby cool, which extends the period of time that parents have to spend with their baby.
The Charity will continue to provide ‘added extras’ for the unit, from cutting-edge pieces of technology, to patient comforts and support, donations from supporters will allow the Charity to go ‘over and above’ for parents on the Snowdrop Suite.
As well as the Snowdrop Suite, UHB Charity is now fundraising for a new bereavement delivery suite. Based on the exisiting delivery suite, this one will be private for mothers who sadly know that they are going to experience a stillbirth or neonatal death. Mothers going through this incredibly difficult experience currently have to give birth on the traditional delivery suite, surrounded by other mothers who may be giving birth to healthy babies. We want to support those who go through this in the best way possible and make sure that they have the best possible care at the hospital.
Sophie and Jordan Langstaff sadly experienced losing their twin baby boys in 2018 and have since dedicated their time to helping to fundraise for the new delivery suite that they wished they would have been able to use. So far, the couple have raised over £20,000 by hosting their very own Butterfly Ball to raise money and bring awareness to bereavement. By donating to the hospital charity, you can ensure that families in the future have a private place to have their baby if they know it will be stillborn or pass away from neonatal death. Click the donate button above to support us in improving the bereavement services here at Good Hope Hospital.