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09
DEC
2020

But I want another child... | Brendah

An honest look at secondary infertility and being a stepmother

Brendah joins CJ in studio once more for a candid discussion about being a step mother, wanting to have a large family and the reality of secondary infertility.
18
NOV
2020

It was love at first sight | Fiona

A story about fostering and adoption

After meeting and falling in love with a little baby girl she decided to foster her whilst she started the adoption process. In this episode Fiona shares with CJ what that journey entailed and how she and her daughter bonded.
18
NOV
2020

You were born in my heart | Emma

A story of adoption as a single woman

“I always knew I wanted to adopt”. In this episode, Emma shares with CJ how she always knew that she wanted to be a mother to a child with no mother, her experience of adoption as a single woman and the love she has for her daughter.
18
NOV
2020

You have no eggs... | Buhle

Is there hope when your ovaries are likened to shriveled raisins?

In this episode, CJ talks to Buhle who found out at the age of 30 that she was experiencing menopause and was unable to have any biological children. Buhle shares openly about her partner’s support and their beautiful son conceived using a donor egg.
16
NOV
2020

Embryo plus my womb equals my baby | Jesman

A successful pregnancy from the blessing of an adopted embryo

A doctors visit at the age of 38 forced Jesman to reconsider her lifelong assumption that having children would come naturally and that she still had plenty of time.
09
NOV
2020

Love, life and baby making | Heather

A journey of love and yearning to be parents

In this episode CJ talks to Heather about her assisted reproduction journey, IVF attempts and the use of the more intense ICSI procedure.
09
NOV
2020

Your womb or mine? | Lerato

The quest for motherhood in a same-sex relationship

Heteronormative expectations are turned on their heads as two women fall in love and start a family.

10 episodes