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Baby appeal by Norwich Christian charity

BabyMumNorwich-based Christian charity Pregnancy Crisis – Norfolk has issued an appeal for good quality baby equipment to give away to young mothers in need.
 
Last year the charity, which offers confidential counselling and caring support to anyone in distress due to a crisis pregnancy, gave away around 100 items of equipment and has become known as a place where, mostly young, mothers come to find really good quality baby equipment for free.   Buggies, prams, cots, moses baskets, baby clothes are now regularly given away. 
 
Director Biddy Collyer said: “When they receive something the young women are over the moon, because all the goods that we have are really top quality.
 
“Up until this week the supply has kept a pace with the demand, but now we have become so well known for the baby equipment, our stock has run really low. 
 
“Specifically at the moment, we are looking for a bottle sterilizer, moses basket, cot blankets and a double buggy suitable for a 2 ½ year old and newborn for a single young woman whose £500 maternity grant has not come through yet,” said Biddy. “She is 36 weeks pregnant and very anxious to have everything ready for when the baby comes home.  I want to stress that we only accept really good quality goods that we would be happy to place our own children in.”
 
If anyone can help they should ring the Centre on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday on 01603 616580. 
 
If you want to know more about the charity, look at the website:  www.pregnancy-crisis.org.uk
 

 


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