AmMiaAmMia Contact: Michelle Cummins
A little about us.. I have 2 boys, 19 and 3 and my youngest is my beautiful daughter Amelie Mia who is 22 months and who I have created AmMia for (the Am stands for And Mummy).
Amelie was diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome that devastated us all. Thankfully I think I’m coming to the end of the grieving process which I now know is quite normal but hadn’t at the time.
I knew I had to do something to distract my thoughts spiralling out of control so I started crocheting baby blankets in July 2018 for baby twins that have since arrived safely. It was then when I came up with AmMia and a logo in my head and my wonderful patient loving husband who made it a reality and I started crocheting what I hope are pretty things just like my daughter.
At the moment we make anything crochet and knitted from keyrings to bookmarks, baby blankets, Christmas decorations and beautiful newborn photography props.
AmMia I hope is my daughters future in whichever format and interest she wants. I will continue to learn new things to teach her. I have plans for exciting new products soon that are completely different to crochet but inspired by her. 20% of all profits are donated to North Down and Ards Down syndrome support group and the rest set aside for my baby girl.
In the future I would really love AmMia to be a drop in centre for parents, children with Down syndrome and siblings to hang out, chat, do crafts , have fun and just be. I strongly believe this needs to be connected with the trust as we left the hospital shell shocked with a print out and no support. Hopefully one day this dream will become true.
I have planted the seed and will do everything I can for AmMia to grow and ask that you help us to with every like, share and comment.
Love Amelie and mummy x