FAMILY: Q&A video with Lisa from Teddy Has Two Mams

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“We always knew that we wanted children and the clock was ticking – loud and clear” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Lisa and Lynsey are married and they live in London together with their son Teddy. On their YouTube channel, Teddy Has Two Mams, the couple share their experiences on fertility treatment, pregnancy and family life.  Cryos [….]

FAMILY: Helpful resources for your donor journey

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“Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL At Cryos we strongly believe in everyone’s right to choose their own journey to parenthood and on our website we have heightened focus on supporting LGBTQI families. Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true. As [….]

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 [….]

FAMILY: Concerned parents denied contact with children during COVID-19

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“There are some parents who are taking advantage of the current unprecedented times to refuse contact” BY GILSON GRAY A worrying trend is developing with parents using the Coronavirus lockdown to prevent ex-partners from seeing their children, a leading family law expert has warned. Gilson Gray’s Family Law team have received a dramatic increase in [….]

FAMILY: Preparing for pregnancy? Here’s what you need to know

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Here are five top tips to consider before embarking on your pregnancy journey BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Getting pregnant usually requires some extra steps for LGBTQI couples and therefore there are some extra elements to consider when preparing to have a baby. With this being said, it is also important to remember to try and relax, [….]

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 [….]