Category Archives: 2017

Why I Posted #MeToo

Some of you may have seen the #MeToo movement on social media at the moment. In response to high profile sexual assault and harassment cases, women have been sharing their stories of when they have been sexually harasssed, assaulted or … Continue reading

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Gender Schmender

The hot topic in the last couple of weeks has been UK department store John Lewis removing “gender” labelling from their children’s clothes. You can read about the announcement here. To my surprise, reactions online have been very much a mixed … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Egg Donation Part Two

Yesterday, you may have read the start of my friend Beccy’s journey to donate her eggs. Here is the second part of her adventure… As always, descriptions of bodily functions ahead! Part one is HERE if you missed it!

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Guest Post – Egg Donation Part One

We love to talk about sperm donation here – after all that’s where our darling girl came from. But something people don’t talk about is egg donation – women donating their eggs altruistically to give another family a chance at … Continue reading

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The Scary Part of Parenting

Does anyone else find that when their child does something potentially dangerous, they almost obsess about it for the next few days? Since Eden has been a toddler, this is a pretty frequent occurrence for me, but yesterday really took … Continue reading

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Infertility in the Postnatal Ward

As someone who has been through infertility, it is often at the forefront of my mind. It makes up a lot of what I do, what I say and it still dictates how I feel about a lot of things. … Continue reading

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Why The World Needs Doc McStuffins

The “big” news story on Facebook last week was that kids’ show “Doc McStuffins” had featured a lesbian couple with a child. And wow. The internet was losing its collective shit all over the place. I’m a member of many … Continue reading

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