We’ve put together, and will keep adding to, the following timeline of notable dates from this campaign. 

2017


12th April 2017

Our Change.org petition was created.

9th May 2017 

Our CEO takes part in a Facebook Live Video to discuss issues surrounding home dopplers.

 

20th June 2017 

Mary Ross-Davie from The Royal College of Midwives discourages mums from using home dopplers on Channel 5 news.

 

21st June 2017

Bereaved mother Vicki McNally tells her daughter Evie’s story on Channel 5 news to raise awareness.

 

26th June 2017

Support received from Huntleigh Diagnostic Products

 

10th July 2017

Retail giant Mothercare announce they will discontinue the sale of home dopplers once their existing stocks run out.

 

12th July 2017

Kicks CEO Elizabeth Hutton and bereaved mother Vicki McNelly appear on BBC Breakfast. Vicki telling Evie’s story and speaks out in support of the campaign. The petition, with over 13,000 signatures, is delivered to Downing Street by our CEO Elizabeth, Press Officer Katy, Patron Emma Crosby and supporter Vicki McNelly.

 

14th July 2017

idealo.co.uk pledges support for the ban and removes all doppler products from their website. They also remove the ability to compare prices on dopplers with immediate effect.

 

18th July 2017

Our CEO meets with baby loss campaigner Antionette Sandbach MP at the House of Parliament to discuss ban.

 

10th October 2017

Antionette Sandwich MP reads 10-minute rule motion proposal in Parliament. The motion is passed unanimously.

 

1st November 2017

Doppler campaign featured on BBC Radio Wiltshire.

2018


19th January 2018

Second bill reading in the House of Parliament. The Department of Health announces a Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) review of fetal dopplers.
9th October 2018
Our CEO appears on ITV News to discuss the dangers of home dopplers.  Brave mother Jennie raises awareness by sharing her tragic story.

LATEST UPDATES


The bill is due for debate in the Houses of Parliment again in October. The Department of Health MHRA Review is ongoing.