Man's charity walk for stillbirth 'cooling cot'
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Grieving father wants to buy 'cuddle cots' for other stillborn babies' parents

Mark Keenan and his partner Lisa Laforte were utterly devastated when they lost their newborn son Thomas in 2015.

Thanks to a "cuddle cot", though, the couple from Wigan, Greater Manchester were given a precious few hours with him.

Costing £1,600, "cuddle cots" are refrigerated cribs and allow stillborn babies to stay with their parents for a while rather than being taken straight to the hospital morgue.

Now Mr Keenan is embarking upon a 120-mile walk along the Leeds-Liverpool canal to raise money to hopefully one day provide "cuddle cots" to all grieving parents who need them.

  • 20 Mar 2017