Tommy's and Mothercare

Working together to save more babies' lives

Mothercare, the UK’s leading global retailer for parents and young children, has chosen Tommy’s to be its official charity of the year as part of their drive to support the good health and well-being of mums-to-be, parents and children.

Tommy’s CEO, Jane Brewin, says,

“We are delighted that Mothercare has chosen to support Tommy’s and work with us to achieve our mission: to make pregnancy and birth safer for all. Mothercare and Tommy’s feels like the perfect alliance – we both put parents and babies at the heart of everything we do, and we are both leaders in our field. I truly believe that we can work together to do something very special for families.”

Mark Newton Jones, Mothercare CEO commented;

‘We are delighted to be in partnership that plays such an important role in the lives of parents and their children, providing invaluable support to families and local communities. We look forward to a very successful and exciting year working with them on their campaigns.”

Why support Tommy's

Read about our work

  • Clinician laughing with woman in appointment

    Recent research achievements

    Recent research achievements in miscarriage and stillbirth, premature birth, pre-eclampsia and general pregnancy health.

  • Three pregnant women sitting in a row

    Research into health and wellbeing in pregnancy

    In addition to our core work on miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm birth and pre-eclampsia, Tommy’s also funds projects that research the effects of lifestyle and well-being on pregnancy and on the later life of the child.

  • Team of researchers

    Research into stillbirth

    When a baby dies after 24 weeks of gestation it is called a stillbirth. Incredibly, over 3,500 babies are stillborn every year in the UK and many of these deaths remain unexplained. Tommy’s research is dedicated to improving these shocking statistics.

  • Nurse monitoring premature baby in hospital

    Research into premature birth

    Around 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year in the UK and many suffer lifelong consequences as a result. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal death in the UK.

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