BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on flying solo with baby number four

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When the paternity leave is over… BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Lynz’s paternity leave was over before we knew it – and before we had time to fully adjust to being a family of six (six!). During her time off, we managed to register tiny human R-M, the fourth, and make her official. We also had a tubing [….]

TWO MUM CLUB: The online brand for same-sex families

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The clothing company creating personalised pieces for families of all shapes and sizes BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Laura and Kelly Sibley met in London back in 2012 and went on to get married at their dream venue in the Cotswolds five years later. That same year, their journey to becoming parents began… Laura fell pregnant the [….]

PARENTING: New app Frolo celebrates and connects single parents

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Looking for a way to connect with and meet other single, LGBTQI+ parents? Enter Frolo… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Single mum Zoë Desmond wanted to find a way to meet other single parents – so she made an app for it. Enter, Frolo, a brand new app for single parents designed so that they can connect [….]

BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy welcomes baby number four

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“There is absolutely nothing else in this world which can compare to the moment that your child is born” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Your child being born is so special and unique to each baby that it leaves a lasting imprint that you’ll hold close forever – and this time, the fourth time for us – was [….]

BEAT IT: It’s a myth that LGBTQI+ women are at a lower risk of ovarian cancer

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And Jane Hatfield is using her story to beat such myths and misconceptions this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month BY OVACOME/JANE HATFIELD. LEAD IMAGE PHIL GAMMON, JANE HATFIELD PICTURED TOP LEFT. There are many myths around ovarian cancer, and one is that women-loving-women (or anyone with ovaries, for that matter) may be less at risk because [….]

Choosing a sperm donor: Basic or extended profile?

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“Remember that the choice is yours, and you should choose what feels right for you!” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Increasingly more people are choosing to buy donor sperm from a sperm bank, and during the search for the right donor, the inevitable question of what kind of donor profile you would prefer will come up. But [….]

I do! First same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland makes herstory

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“It’s a big day for us, but an even bigger day for equal rights in Ireland”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE JUSTIN KERNOGHAN/AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL This week is a landmark for equal rights in Northern Ireland as Belfast couple, Sharni Edwards and Robyn Peoples, have married today, the 11 February, in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.  They are the [….]