The Adoption ABCs: Preparing to open up your heart and home

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“It helps to be open and honest because this will all be taken into consideration when we are being matched with a child” BY JEN CAMPION, IMAGE VIA FREEPIK Once we pass Stage One, we enter Stage Two. Sometimes called the home study, this is when we get into the nitty gritty self-analysis. We each [….]

PODCAST: YouTube sensations Rose and Rosie launch season two of Parental Guidance

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Following their pregnancy announcement, season two will follow the adorable duo from bump to baby  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Have you heard the news? Our favourite YouTube super couple are back for season two of their acclaimed Spotify Original podcast Rose and Rosie: Parental Guidance.  Launched back in 2020 as a way of documenting their journey [….]

“There wasn’t any support available”: LGBT Mummies Tribe on the challenges facing same-sex families

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We caught up with the founders of The LGBT Mummies Tribe to find out how their tribe – and their family – is growing  BY CARRIE LYELL We last spoke to Laura-Rose and her wife Stacey, the founders of The LGBT Mummies Tribe, in August 2019. Since then, their tribe – and their family – [….]

NEWS: YouTube super couple Rose and Rosie announce they are pregnant with their first child

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The couple announced that they are 12 weeks pregnant this morning  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After what has been the most difficult year for pretty much everyone, we’re thrilled that we can end the year with the wonderful news that our favourite YouTube couple, Rose and Rosie, are pregnant with their first child.  In a video titled [….]

FAMILY: Not my genes – definitely my child

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How it feels to be the non-biological mum to a donor child. Here is Lisa’s story. BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Lisa is married to Lynsey and on their YouTube channel, Teddy Has Two Mams, they share their personal experiences about their fertility journey and being mums to their son, Teddy. Lynsey is the biological mother of [….]

FAMILY: Frequently asked questions about the sperm donor search

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Cryos have the answer to all your sperm donor related questions BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL What choices will I be met with when I begin my search for a sperm donor? On the Cryos’ webpage you will first have to create a profile in order to be able to access all of the information about the [….]

FAMILY: More female same-sex couples are using IVF to start families

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“New figures indicate that IVF has moved on from only being a treatment option for heterosexual couples with a fertility problem” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Heterosexual couples have used IVF for decades and still account for around 90% of all fertility patients, however a recent report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [….]