New cardiac parents' coffee morning a success
A coffee morning organised and
arranged by the Specialist Nurses in Paediatric Cardiology based at
RMCH, and supported/attended by the Children's Heart Association,
has been set up to provide support to new parents of children
with cardiac conditions.
Aimed primarily at the parents of
babies under the age of 6 months, this is an opportunity to meet
other mums and dads in a similar situation, learn about the
Children's Heart association and chat to the paediatric cardiac
The event, held at Ronald McDonald
House and attended by seven families, made up of seven mums, two
grandmothers and six babies, parents dropped in between 10am and
12pm, and stayed as long as they wanted.
Four beauty students from
Manchester College, approcahed by Kissing it Better, were there to give hand
massages and manicures, and generally pamper the mums and
grandmothers. The morning was a huge success, and more coffee
mornings are set to take place later in the year.