Chasing Rainbows was founded in May 2019 and became a registered charity in April 2020. The charity was founded by Samantha Catanach also known as The Crazy Fertility Queen.
Chasing Rainbows aim to make people feel comfortable talking about pregnancy loss and raise awareness to miscarriage and how common it is to make women feel less alone.
Chasing rainbows provide a vital service within the local community of Hull & The East Riding supporting women going through recurrent miscarriage and early pregnancy loss through access to peer support groups.
The groups provide Knowledge and assistance to help women to be able to self-advocate to healthcare professionals about the care they receive and are entitled to as a recurrent miscarriage patient. The charity provide memory bracelets to local hospitals that are given to any woman that suffers a loss no matter what stage of pregnancy they have reached. They have also provided funding to send health professionals on training to ensure that they are delivering appropriate care with best practices and up to date knowledge.
Introduction to how Chasing Rainbows was started
Chasing Rainbows charitable objective is to raise awareness and understanding in the subject of fertility, pregnancy loss and recurrent miscarriage and into its effects on women, whether physical, medical, psychological or social.
The relief of physical and mental sickness of persons in need by reason of recurrent miscarriages, in particular by the provision of support groups, to provide support and assistance for women who are suffering from any physical or mental illness or distress as a result of miscarriage or infertility.