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Layla's Egg Donation Journey

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Layla's Egg Donation Journey

Written by Layla Davis I’ve always known I wanted to be a mum from a young age and I have been very fortunate to be blessed with two beautiful boys. But I know for many, becoming parents isn’t always as straight forward. This is something that has always stuck in my mind and I wanted to be able to help others who were struggling. I had considered surrogacy but I knew I would struggle with parting with a child I had grown and birthed. I had heard of egg donation but assumed it must be a difficult process like you...

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Laura and Clay's Autism Journey

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Laura and Clay's Autism Journey

Written by Laura Lewis.  How far we have come in fifteen years. My son is seventeen and he is autistic. He was diagnosed when he was two years of age and back then the diagnostic process was both simple but also very confusing. Clay was six months old when he first started attending an eating clinic which included a dietician, speech therapist and an occupational therapist. He couldn’t tolerate solids and I saw this as my own failing. I was so determined to give Clay the best start in life so I was making all his baby food and I...

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Kelsey's Postnatal Depression Journey

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Kelsey's Postnatal Depression Journey

Written by Kelsey Hilton.  When I found out I was pregnant the first time, I had known my partner for just over a month. Safe to say; it was a complete shock. I went through so much turmoil mentally, not only with the decision to keep my baby, but also thinking about the fact that I might be doing this parenting journey on my own. This was the beginning of my mental state breaking down. Fast forward a very stressful 9 months, I was still with my partner and we were about to meet our little creation. Our daughter was...

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Cheri's BRCA Journey

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Cheri's BRCA Journey
For some couples, time isn’t always on their side when deciding whether to start or grow a family. For Cheri and her husband, health concerns are playing a big part in their family planning decisions and along with that come a whole series of difficult questions. Here is Cheri’s story.

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Kirryn's IVF Journey - Part 2 (acceptance)

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Kirryn's IVF Journey - Part 2 (acceptance)
After my husband Max and I found out we would need the help of a fertility specialist to fall pregnant my world spun out of control. Once we finally come to terms with the path we would have to take we got buckled in for the crazy ride.

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