S2:E4 – Sarah and Noah

Sarah went to a seminar at a Melbourne IVF clinic to learn about freezing her eggs, but after talking to a specialist, realised having a child with a donor was going to be the best way for her to achieve her dreams of becoming a mother. After multiple rounds of treatment and 3 donors, sheContinue reading “S2:E4 – Sarah and Noah”

S2:E3 – TJ and Baby Star

TJ had an amazing life, but at 46 had a sudden realisation that she was meant to be a mother. She pursued all avenues, and was eventually successful at 49 with a donor embryo. She and her gorgeous daughter live in NSW. In this episode we discuss the challenges of being an older mum, howContinue reading “S2:E3 – TJ and Baby Star”

S2:E2 – Carly and Lennon

At 35 Carly realised that her dream of becoming a mother might not eventuate if she didn’t take matters into her own hands and she now lives in Melbourne with her adorable son Lennon. In this episode we discuss her fertility journey, choices she made to set herself up for success and her thought processContinue reading “S2:E2 – Carly and Lennon”

S2:E1 – Billie and Luna

Try as she might, Billie had no luck finding Prince Charming, so at 36 she took matters into her own hands and made her dreams of becoming a mother a reality. She and her gorgeous 17 month old daughter Luna live in NSW. In this episode we discuss adjusting back to work as a soloContinue reading “S2:E1 – Billie and Luna”

S1:E40 – Meagan and Jed

Meagan’s mum originally seeded the idea of her becoming a mum using a donor and after trying without luck to find the right partner she decided to go it alone. She now teaches pilates and lives near the beach in Queensland with her gorgeous son Jed. In this episode we talk about what she wentContinue reading “S1:E40 – Meagan and Jed”

S1:E39 – Elise and Eve

Elise decided just before she was 40 that she had to become a mum. She went through a massive 5 year rollercoaster and was eventually successful with known donor eggs and anonymous donor sperm to get her beautiful daughter Eve. In this episode we talk about the importance of family support, surviving baby loss andContinue reading “S1:E39 – Elise and Eve”

S1:E38 – Georgia and Violet

After learning she had fibroids which could impact her fertility, Georgia realised if she wanted kids she might have to take matters into her own hands. It took her a month to make the decision and now Georgia has her gorgeous daughter Violet. In this episode we discuss life with a premature baby, how she’sContinue reading “S1:E38 – Georgia and Violet”

S1:E37 – Jac and Fletcher

After focusing on her career and not meeting that special someone, Jac started pursuing foster parenting in order to create her family and help other children. That wasn’t an easy route, so when a friend suggested she have her own child alone, she pivoted and now has her gorgeous son Fletcher. in this episode weContinue reading “S1:E37 – Jac and Fletcher”

S1:E36 – Haylee and Neve

Becoming a solo mum by choice was always in the back of Haylee’s mind and after having a front row seat to her friend going through the journey, she decided to pursue this avenue to motherhood herself. After a pretty dramatic start to mum life, she now lives in Bendigo with her daughter Neve. InContinue reading “S1:E36 – Haylee and Neve”

S1:E35 – Sal, Edie and Hendrix

Sal grew up thinking she never wanted kids, but in reality what she didn’t want was a relationship with a man to get the kids. Once she worked that out she went through an interstate journey to create her gorgeous little family of 3 with her daughter Edie and son Hendrix. In this episode weContinue reading “S1:E35 – Sal, Edie and Hendrix”

S1:E34 – Alycia and Emmeline

Alycia decided early on she wasn’t going to have children, then a dream just after she turned 35 changed everything. She didn’t have a partner, and didn’t want one, so instead used a spem donor and now has her gorgeous daughter Emmeline. In this episode we talk about egg donation (which Alycia did when sheContinue reading “S1:E34 – Alycia and Emmeline”

S1:E33 – Bess, Sadie and Nina

Bess spend most of her life looking after other people’s children and really wanted her own, but due to her shyness she didn’t think she’d be able to meet someone to make that dream happen. She now lives in Tasmania with her two gorgeous girls Sadie and Nina. In this episode we talk about theContinue reading “S1:E33 – Bess, Sadie and Nina”

S1:E32 – Celeste, Henry and Charlie

Celeste had travelled, got the prerequisite white fluffy dog, but didn’t have any luck finding a partner to make her family dreams come true. She took matters into her own hands and now lives in Melbourne with her two boys Henry and Charlie. In this episode we talk about adjusting to life as a workingContinue reading “S1:E32 – Celeste, Henry and Charlie”

S1:E31 – Nikeesha and Willa

Nikeesha has a debilitating medical condition which meant if she wanted to have children, she didn’t have time to wait for the right partner. After a pretty challenging pregnancy and birth she now has her gorgeous daughter Willa. In this episode we talk about her amazing resilience and attitude throughout many setbacks, the importance ofContinue reading “S1:E31 – Nikeesha and Willa”

S1:E30 – Maureen, Lana and Flynn

Maureen became a solo mum when it was actually illegal to access donor sperm as a single woman in Victoria. Luckily for us a lot has changed since then and Maureen now lives in Melbourne with her two teenagers Lana and Flynn. In this episode we discuss talking about the donor with your kids, meetingContinue reading “S1:E30 – Maureen, Lana and Flynn”

S1:E29 – Jane and Isabel

Jane initially went down the traditional clinic route to get pregnant on her own without success. She then trusted her intuition and pursued home insemination with a known donor and as a result she now lives in Melbourne with her gorgeous daughter Isabel. In this episode we discuss the importance of the relationship in selectingContinue reading “S1:E29 – Jane and Isabel”

S1:E28 – Nat, Harry and Hudson

Nat decided at a wedding she probably didn’t want to get married, but at that same wedding it became crystal clear she did really want to be a mother. After a pretty long journey including endometriosis and a very stressful second pregnancy, she now lives in Melbourne with her two boys Harry and Hudson. InContinue reading “S1:E28 – Nat, Harry and Hudson”

S1:E27 – Sarah and Ollie

When Sarah returned from the UK she became very aware of her family and friends who had become mothers and the wonderful bond they had. She wanted that life for herself, so she gave herself a time limit, otherwise she was going to have a baby on her own. She didn’t find Prince Charming byContinue reading “S1:E27 – Sarah and Ollie”

S1:E26 – Karly and Remy

Tissue warning – HIGH I was very honoured to be able to record Karly’s story. She always knew she wanted to become a mum and when the right partner didn’t eventuate she took matters into her own hands and now has her gorgeous daughter Remy Grace. In this episode we talk about the importance ofContinue reading “S1:E26 – Karly and Remy”

S1:E25 – Camilla and Edward

For Camilla, 40 was looming and Prince Charming was seriously lost. So she took matters into her own hands and after a dramatic entrance finally became a mum. She lives in Melbourne with her gorgeous 3 year old son Edward.  In this episode we talk about navigating the first few months as a mum withContinue reading “S1:E25 – Camilla and Edward”

S1:E24 – Hannah and Stevie

Hannah was always going to be a mum, so she froze her eggs in her early 30s to give her options, never thinking she’d need them. A few years later and after a lot of research, she went through IVF again, this time with donor sperm. She lives in Queensland with her gorgeous 2 yearContinue reading “S1:E24 – Hannah and Stevie”

S1:E23 – Ebony and Lyla

Ebony started her journey to become a solo mum while she was living in the UK, and what followed was a long and complex adventure involving multiple countries and donor options. Ebony now lives back in Victoria with her gorgeous 15 month old daughter Lyla. In this episode we talk about the options available forContinue reading “S1:E23 – Ebony and Lyla”

S1:E22 – Jen and Beatrice

Jen took a long time to make peace with having a baby on her own when meeting the love of her life wasn’t working out as planned. When her mum got sick, she knew it was what she needed to do to make her dreams of being a mother come true. Jen now lives inContinue reading “S1:E22 – Jen and Beatrice”

S1:E21 – Danni and Sophia

Danni always wanted to be a Mum, but dating wasn’t leading her to Prince Charming so she decided to do it on her own. Danni now has a successful business in NSW and a gorgeous 2 year old daughter Sophia. In this episode we talk about the importance of research with regards to the clinicContinue reading “S1:E21 – Danni and Sophia”

S1:E20 – Kath and Lily

Before a friend mentioned pursing having a child alone to Kath, she had never considered it. She was 43 at the time, and decided to just go with it, so when it didn’t work she could put the concept of being a mother behind her. Imagine her surprise when it worked! Kath now lives inContinue reading “S1:E20 – Kath and Lily”