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Philip's Footprints

Membership Number: AJC435

Our Aims:
To support bereaved parents after the loss of a baby or child and;
To invest in projects that make pregnancies safer, such as antenatal training, equipment and education, to support the reduction of miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death.

Our Objectives:
Over the years our aims and objectives have grown and are now twofold;

  • Safer Pregnancy Projects - funding antenatal training and equipment and information on safer pregnancies to reduce the number of stillbirths, premature births and complications at birth. Improving outcomes and giving every family the oppportunity for a positive birth experience and giving Jersey babies the best start in life;
  • Memories Matter - supporting families affected by the loss of a baby, at any gestation, no matter how long ago. We offer comfort in our memory boxes given to the Maternity Unit, Rayner Ward (for early 2nd trimester losses) and Robin Ward to distribute. We are currently working with Rayner Ward for early miscarriage losses and Jersey Hospice (Children and Young People Service) and Family Nursing & Home Care (Paediatric Palliative Care team) to provide memory boxes for children who die outside of the hospital environment. Whilst all recipients of memory boxes are data protected, our contact details are included and we can offer peer support or guidance when contacted.
    Our Christmas candlelit service is open to anyone affected by the loss of a baby or child, of any age or gestation, and gives the opportunity to pause before the rush of Christmas, remember and honour their memories.

Volunteer Role

From time to time we have volunteering opportunities, from craft and sewing, to selling raffle tickets, or helping at events.

Volunteer Commitment

Time can be regular, or ad hoc. Please contact us for information.

Le Soubord
Le Chemin des Maltieres
Grouville
JE3 9EB

t: 01534 631173
e: jo@philipsfootprints.org
w: http://www.philipsfootprints.org

Chairman: Joanne Nash