On Being Childfree

A series I started in March 2019 to offer a space for those who are child-free either by choice or circumstance to share their stories. Supporting anyone who has faced judgement, intrusive questions and feels isolated in the hope we can help others to see there is a way forward.


On Being Childfree – Christine’s Story

I really loved reading Christine’s story for this week’s guest post. Passionate, honest, sharing the stigma, the doubting, the pain of thinking that something is…

On Being Childfree – Ami’s Story

In a lovely connection, today’s story comes from Ami who was the photographer of the photos of Maddy in last week’s post. Another story of…

On Being Childfree – Maddy’s Story

Something I struggled to find off the back of my one and only round of IVF were examples of women who were living that childfree…

On Being Childfree – Molly’s Story

Would it make you uncomfortable if someone said they didn’t particularly like children? Is it a taboo that leaves us recoiling in horror? I kind…

On Being Childfree – Sarah’s Story

No matter how many different stories I read for this series, I’ll never stop being humbled by human strenght. Courage. Resilience. Reading Sarah’s story and…

On Being Childfree – Victoria’s Story

How many of you have ever asked someone if they want children? I bet most of us have. And we also probably consider the answer…

On Being Childfree – Tara’s Story

When I launched this series, I never really anticipated just how much it was needed. Because what quickly became apparent is that no matter what…