Guest Blog

Guest Blog

Sharing your story isn’t easy but it powerful. It has the power to change perceptions, encourage understanding and provide hope to others. I’m honoured to use my platform to share the stories of others, all with different experiences and perspectives – here I share stories of from inspirational people who have all faced adversity when it comes to fertility.

Please contact me if you’d like me to share your story as part of DefiningMum.

Fertility Guest Blogs

Guest Blog – IVF@Work

The HFEA reports that 1 in 6 couple are affected by fertility issues. This isn’t a negligible figure by any...
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Guest Blog – IVF@Work

Rachel’s Story

When I was in my late teens, I had always said to my Mum that if I am single when...
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Rachel’s Story

Eloise’s Story

My husband and I had been married for 3 years before we started trying for a baby.  We both always...
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Eloise’s Story

Jennifer’s Story

My journey to motherhood was a 4 year roller coaster, full of heartache, tears and loss. My husband, Zach and...
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Jennifer’s Story

Nicole’s Story

I wasn’t sure about sharing my story. Most people share once they’ve achieved their happy ending, it provides hope to...
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Nicole’s Story

Donor Conception Guest Blogs

Rachel’s Story

When I was in my late teens, I had always said to my Mum that if I am single when...
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Rachel’s Story

Guest Blog – How to Help Your Kids Cope with Unexpected Questions from Classmates – Jana Rupnow

I am honoured to be sharing a guest blog post, written for @DefiningMum by the amazing @JanaRupnowLPC, a licensed professional...
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Guest Blog – How to Help Your Kids Cope with Unexpected Questions from Classmates – Jana Rupnow

Eloise’s Story

My husband and I had been married for 3 years before we started trying for a baby.  We both always...
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Eloise’s Story

Sarah’s Story – Telling the Child

I’m Sarah, a 46 year old mum to a 6 year old son, conceived in northern Cyprus by anonymous egg...
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Sarah’s Story – Telling the Child

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Sophie’s Story

As a midwife, I knew that birth and death walked alongside each other. Having seen first hand the babies that...
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Sophie’s Story

Ellie’s Story

Our first baby was conceived after we had been trying almost 2 years and I had started clomid. The first...
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Ellie’s Story

Jade & Will’s Story

24th March 2018 "The Beast from the East"; the unseasonal spring snow. It fluttered to the pavement in thick flourishes,...
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Jade & Will’s Story

Kelly & Lee’s Story

In our seven years of trying to start our family, we’ve suffered three devastating losses. Each completely different, each utterly...
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Kelly & Lee’s Story

Vicky & Ric’s Story

I met and then married my amazing husband, Ric on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond 5 years ago. I...
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Vicky & Ric’s Story

Lisa & Ryan’s Story

Thinking back to when we saw that second pink line on our First Response test, I still feel butterflies. We...
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Lisa & Ryan’s Story

Sarah & Jonathan’s Story

My first experience of Baby Loss Awareness Week almost passed me by. It arrived a little over three months after...
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Sarah & Jonathan’s Story

Baby Loss Awareness Week

‪Starting today and over the coming week, to mark #BabyLossAwarenessWeek, I’ll be sharing a guest blog each day, written by women...
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Baby Loss Awareness Week

Baby Loss Awareness Week – My Story

Many of you will be aware that October is Baby Loss Awareness Month, something very close to my heart. Quite...
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Baby Loss Awareness Week – My Story

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