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Bereaved parents offered specialist counselling

BBC Radio Cornwall

Parents in Cornwall whose babies have died during pregnancy, or shortly after birth are being offered extra emotional support.

Ella's Memory, the charity set up by Martyn and Emmilie Selley following the death of their baby daughter, is funding a specialist counsellor to help grieving families.

Ella's Memory
Ella's Memory
Martyn Selley handed over the keys for the new Ella's Memory Support & Counselling facility in February

She'll meet parents in the charity's bespoke counselling room at the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre, off the Royal Cornwall Hospital site at Treliske.

Martyn says the support will go above and beyond that currently offered by the NHS.

The charity has previously raised nearly £30,000 to refurbish The Daisy Suite at Treliske, which caters for mothers who go through labour when their babies have died.

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