Tiffany’s Story

When I found out I was pregnant I was over the moon and little did I think there could be so many problems to follow. I went for my 12 week scan which indicated problems as the neck measurement was bigger than it should be. I then had to have blood tests done. They told […]

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Run For Charity

You can now sign up for a number of events through Run for Charity. There are all different kinds of events whether you want a fun inflatable, a run through Alton Towers, a giant bungee jump, or a duathlon. If you fancy something that isn’t on our list, you can go straight to the Run […]

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Our story- Baby R

We had talked about having a baby from really early on in our relationship and we naturally got to a point where we both knew it was what we wanted to actually happen and started trying but without any pressure attached to it. The more our friends started to have babies, the more we realised […]

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10 years old!

In May this year, Friends of Serenity will be 10 years old. It is hard to believe that a whole decade has passed since it all began. I’ve recently been collating photographs and news articles from over the years and looking back on some of our key events and fundraising activities. It has been emotional. […]

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Welcome to new trustee Lisa!

The team at Friends of Serenity are small but mighty! We are all full-time working parents who put as much time and effort into the charity as possible. Sometimes it isn’t as much as we would like, and sometimes we find a way to cram in a few productive sessions. We recently asked one of […]

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Share your story- Meredith & Michael

A letter to Michael   To my sweet boy, It had been over a year of trying with two miscarriages and no answers so we stopped tracking and trying about a month before the night I found out you were there. I was going out with your Aunt’s so I took a test just to […]

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Jacob and Emily’s Story

Emma is mummy to Jacob who has Mosaic Trisomy 8, this is their story:       When I was pregnant the doctors found an increased nuchal behind Jacob’s neck on our 12 week scan. I had the screening for Down’s Syndrome which came back clear although the doctors said they couldn’t rule out a […]

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Raise money for Friends of Serenity by Reaching for Rainbows!

Stick it to 2020 by Reaching For Rainbows 2020 was a year full of disappointments, to put it lightly, with job furloughs, cancelled holidays and postponed weddings to name but a few. However, it was also a year that sparked hope with neighbours looking out for one another, random acts of kindness being performed and […]

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Share Your Story- Zoe & Maisie

I had an easy pregnancy with Maisie, she was such a wriggle bum and I could tell she was going to have an attitude!  At 39+5 days, I realised that evening that she hadn’t moved like she usually did, and when I woke the next day, she was still quiet.  We went to the local […]

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Share Your Story- Amanda & Milo

I gained and lost a son on July 15, 2020.   My story began with the horrid words Bilateral Renal Agenesis. This was supposed to be the day I found out the gender; it was supposed to be a joyous day. I was not supposed to leave the hospital crying, but there I was with my head […]

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