Here you will find all news articles for those facing the challenges of childlessness.

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Walk in Our Shoes

Walk in Our Shoes is a website created for and by men and women who are childless not by choice.  By sharing a photo of their own shoes and telling a story about their experiences they invite you into their world and help you realise that you are not alone.…

World Childless Week 11 – 17 September

Today, September 11th 2017, marks the first day of the first World Childless Week which continues until Sunday 17th September.

Support for those in Northern Ireland

A group from the charity, who are living a life of involuntary childlessness, attended a Mindfulness workshop on Saturday 13 May at NICVA, Belfast, N. Ireland.  Frank Liddy from Aware, a mental health awareness charity, delivered the Mindfulness "taster workshop" and all who attended appreciated the benefits and would be…

The Pants Project: Valentine’s night party

Fancy something different for Valentine's Night? Join the Pants Project for a night of live music, pink champagne and canapes to raise funds and awareness for those facing fertility problems.

Life Skills Programme – Northern Ireland

NEW - Starting in January for those who will remain childless by circumstance.

Coping with the challenges of Christmas

Is there a best way to face the festive season when it fills you with dread? Here are some tips.

What legacy can the childless leave?

This is an interesting article about childlessness and the desire to leave some kind of legacy to the world - read the article here

I’m Childless and that’s ok

It wasn’t a choice, as such, but for Mandy Appleyard, having a family just didn’t happen. In her article in Red Magazine she explains how she’s made peace with her circumstances, read the article here You can contact Mandy via email at or via twitter @mandyappleyard