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LITTLE TED'S APPEAL raising funds to soundproof two rooms on the Delivery Suite at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit.  The Appeal needs £25,000 to carry out the necessary work and we need our community's help to make this happen.

Thomas Edward Davis (TED) was born sleeping at 38 weeks on the 17th March 2015. Thomas's Father,Spencer Davis is the driving force and founder of The Appeal and has pledged to raise the funds required.  To read more about Little Ted's Appeal and Spencer's story please see our Events page - MAY.

You can help raise the funds for Little Ted's Appeal by giving a donation  :

or click on Little Ted's Appeal logo above

Supporting one of the many events due to take place (see our events pages)

Or by purchasing one of the following from the Baby Beat Shop (which is situated in the foyer of the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit):

Lanyards   £1.99

Wristbands £2.50 

Pin badges  £1.99 

Little Teddies  £1.99


We need knitters to help with making the little Teddies which have become the Little Ted Appeal's logo. If you would like to help, please see our  Events Page July 2015 - Little Ted's knitting pattern  

We will be selling the teddies in the Baby Beat shop and also in the community to raise funds for this much needed cause. 

If you require further details, please contact Karen 01772 524414

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The Baby Beat Appeal

The Baby Beat Appeal was established in 1987 and aims to maintain and raise standards in preventative care and foetal well being at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit at Royal Preston Hospital.

What the Baby Beat Appeal aims to do:

  • Each of the 4,600 babies delivered in the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit deserves the best chance of life
  • A baby's nine month journey into the world is hazardous and the last few hours and minutes crucial to life
  • The Maternity Unit's capital budget provides essentials
  • Its midwives and medical staff are experienced and dedicated but need access to the latest technology
  • The Baby Beat Appeal allows them to take advantage of the very best in foetal monitoring equipment
  • It could be the life of your unborn child or grandchild

Tom Finney

Sir Tom Finney - First Patron (1987 � 2014)

Sir Tom Finney, PNE and England football legend

"Sir Tom�s loyalty, dedication, commitment and support as our Patron throughout the many years since the launch of the Baby Beat Appeal in 1987 were unsurpassed and greatly appreciated. A true gentleman, who will be so sadly missed."

Mark Lawrenson

Mark Lawrenson - Patron

Mark Lawrenson, BBC Match of the Day & Football Focus pundit, said:

"I am absolutely thrilled to be part of the Baby Beat Appeal charity. Their funding ensures that more unborn babies are born safely."

Stephen Bayliss

Stephen Bayliss - Vice Patron

Stephen Bayliss, Singer/Songwriter, said:

"I'm delighted to be supporting the Baby Beat Appeal in my capacity of Vice Patron. Their work is paramount in ensuring that our community stays at the forefront of new technology - something I feel extremely passionate about having been born at the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit myself"

Ranvir Singh

Ranvir Singh � Vice Patron

Ranvir Singh, ITV�s Good Morning Britain presenter and journalist, said:

"Baby Beat does an amazing job ensuring that the babies born within this community have access to the very best monitoring technology. Born in Preston myself, I�m elated to have been asked to become part of the organisation".

Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey � Supporter of The Baby Beat Appeal

Comedian, Presenter, Actor, Comedy writer and Co-writer/star of the very funny Pheonix Nights.

Dave said "I�m pleased to be a supporter of the Baby Beat Appeal and wholeheartedly back the work the charity does"

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