OPINION: What kids want to know about LGBTQI women

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“When I was a teenager, I didn’t realise that one in 10 kids around me were also queer. Now I do, and it’s pretty powerful.” BY TAZ RASUL, IMAGE VIA SHUTTERSTOCK As a teenager in the early 2000s, I had just three main questions: When could I come out? Would the word “pansexual” ever be [….]

BLOG: The Adoption ABCs

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“This isn’t always how I imagined my parenting journey would begin – but it feels right” BY JENNY CAMPION “So how does it work for lesbians, will you use a sperm donor?” This is the wildly inappropriate question a colleague asked me during my first week at a new job (I should have known it [….]

BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on reaching “the turning point”

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“It’s taken eight weeks, but I finally feel like I am me again” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Here I am, sitting with our little eight-week-old, finally feeling like things are getting easier. The sun is shining which, of course helps, but also the hormones and emotions have calmed down a lot. My friend messaged me after [….]

BLOG: #WhichOneIsMummy on experiencing “motherhood guilt”

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“Looking back, I can laugh, but hey – these were real feelings at the time. I just needed some time to get a little perspective” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE At both five and six weeks, I sat on my sofa crying… This is the time where I always struggle the most after having a baby. Emotions and [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]

This is why people choose to become sperm donors

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“One of the main motivations is a desire to help others” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Sperm banks have for many years helped women from all over the world to become pregnant. Cryos, the world’s largest sperm bank has more than 1,000 donors registered on their online database, meaning there’s plenty of choice. But why do people [….]