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 [….]

FAMILY: One in three LGBTQI adopters say their sexual orientation is a barrier

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Research from New Family Social reveals that LGBTQI couples currently family-finding are facing huge struggles  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM According to brand new research conducted by New Family Social, the UK’s charity for LGBTQI adopters and foster carers, 28% of LGBTQI adopters currently waiting to be matched with a child say that their [….]

FAMILY: About the men behind sperm donations

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“Not every man is qualified to become a sperm donor” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL For many same-sex couples, using a sperm donor is one of the preferred options when it comes to creating a family. Cryos, located in Denmark, is the world’s largest sperm bank with more than 1,000 donors online. But who are these male donors [….]

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 [….]

NEWS: Same-sex marriage is legal in Northern Ireland

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Love Equality NI: “We did it” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE After years of campaigning by LGBTQI equality groups, organisations and allies, same-sex marriage is now legal in Northern Ireland with couples able to register their intention to marry from today, Monday 13 January 2020. Couples who are already married will also be legally recognised by the [….]

Some much needed ME time #WhichOneIsMummy

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“I don’t know about you, but I very rarely take time for myself” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE For months I’ve been brushing aside any of those regular pregnancy ailments, as we were both so uncertain about what was going to happen with this pregnancy. But now we have made it passed the 24 week milestone, with [….]

“Two girls can’t get married!”

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Our family blogger, Which One Is Mummy, on the importance of inclusive education BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE And they cant make make babies either according to one of G’s classmates!! When we were looking at schools for our biggest tiny human, there were the obvious things you would look for, but we also wanted to make sure [….]