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 [….]

Rose and Rosie: Parental Guidance is the brand new podcast from your favourite YouTube duo as they tackle parenthood head first

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Join Rose and Rosie on their most intimate adventure yet, launching today exclusively on Spotify  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS They’ve super-kissed, they’ve got married, they’ve overshared, and we’ve watched their whole relationship develop across their social channels, books and documentaries. Now Rose and Rosie are diving into the terrifying and exciting world of parenthood, and of [….]

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: Maternity leave meets social isolation for #WhichOneIsMummy

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“While parents all over social media try to trump each other with the ‘best home-schooling methods’, I’ll stick with what’s within my limits – survival!” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Well… this isn’t exactly what I had in mind for my maternity leave. Rather, I’d imagined going out walking the tiniest human in her buggy in the [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]