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Gateway Women in the Media

Life Without Baby Monday 18th April 2016 ‘Living the Life Unexpected: A Conversation with Jody Day’ Lisa Manterfield

RED Magazine (UK), April 2016 issue: “I’m Finally Happy Not to be a Mother” by Jody Day (p.211-212)

RED Magazine cover, Jody, April 2016
Click to view PDF of article

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RADIO 4 (UK), Sunday 6th March 2016  ‘Alone and Together’ Sunday Worship Mothering Sunday

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THE DAILY MAIL (UK), Sunday 6th March 2016  ‘Give childless women an ‘Aunties Day’, says MP Liz Kendall’ Gerri Peev

 

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THE DAILY MAIL VIDEO (UK), Sunday 6th March 2016  Blogger Jody Day opens up about ‘denial’ over childlessness 

 

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THE DAILY MAIL (UK) Sunday 6th March 2016  ‘Forget mums and celebrate the genuine stars… aunties!’ Liz Jones

 

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BBC RADIO LONDON (UK), Friday 4th March 2016  The Jo Good Show

Starts @ 02:14:00 and then at 02:41:25 the first caller is a GW.

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RED MAGAZINE (UK), Wednesday 2nd March 2016  ‘What Mother’s day feels like when you’re childless’ Brigid Moss

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THE INDEPENDENT (UK), Sunday 28th February 2016  ‘Why being a childless woman is rarely a simple case of choice or infertility’

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Fertility Matters, by Kate Brian: Saturday 27th February 2016 ‘Great New Book by Jody Day’

Fertility Matters, Kate Brian review of LTLU

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THE INDEPENDENT (UK), Friday 26th February 2016  ‘As the stars line up to thank their mums at the Oscars, spare a thought for the childless woman’ Janet Street Porter

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The Tablet (The International Catholic News Weekly), Thursday 25th February 2016: ‘The notion of one soulmate is at the root of a lot of dissatisfaction in our world’ by Joanna Moorhead

The Tablet, 27 Feb 2016

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THE TIMES (UK), Monday 22nd February 2016  ‘Mothers assume childless women have white sofas and loads of money’ by Stephanie Marsh

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THE DAILY MAIL (UK), Sunday 21st February 2016  ‘The clock was ticking, and I didn’t realise that it had probably stopped for me’: One woman’s story of childlessness in a ‘mummy-mad’ world by Liz Hoggard

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BBC RADIO 4 (UK), Women’s Hour, Thursday 18th February 2016  Jody Day interviewed on the Facebook ‘motherhood challenge’ and the fetishism of motherhood

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BBC RADIO SCOTLAND (UK), The Kaye Adams Programme, Thursday 4th February 2016  (segment starts at 2 hrs 14min)  Jody Day interviewed on ‘Grandchild Hunger’ the domino affect childless couples have on their own parents 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06ynkqb

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U.S. CATHOLIC (US), 5th FEBRUARY 2016 Women Full of Grace 

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MASHABLE, FEBRUARY 2016 The Facebook ‘motherhood challenge’ leaves out a lot of people 

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TELEGRAPH (UK) 16th January 2016 The generation who may never be grandparents

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ES MAGAZINE (UK) 15th January 2016 ‘If all else fails take a nap’ Jody Day

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ALICIA ORRE, NOVEMBER 2015 ‘My miscarriage story: finding happiness in childlessness’ by Alicia Orre

http://aliciaorre.com/case-studies/happiness-in-childlessness
http://aliciaorre.com/case-studies/happiness-in-childlessness

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CHURCH TIMES (UK), 1st May, 2015 ‘Health: Blessed, but not with a Child’ by Rachel Giles

http://www.bit.ly/churchtimes
http://www.bit.ly/churchtimes

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BBC RADIO 4 (UK), ‘Woman’s Hour’, Monday 26th January 2015 Jody Day interviewed on the inaugural ‘Ageing Without Children Conference’

Segment starts @ 20:15
http://bit.ly/awoc-wh – segment starts @ 20:15

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BBC BREAKFAST TIME TV (UK), 14th January 2015 Jody Day, Kirsty Woodard & Robin Hadley of AWOC.org on ‘Ageing Without Children’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30809713 - Segment starts around 2mins
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30809713 – Segment starts around 2mins

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SUNDAY (NZ), Sunday 14th December, 2014 “Jody Day has accepted being childless in a motherhood-mad world” by Yvonne Van Dongen

Sunday cover (NZ)
Front cover article of ‘Sunday Magazine’ http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/64056913/Jody-Day-has-accepted-being-childless-in-a-motherhood-mad-world

 

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THE DAILY EXPRESS (UK), Thursday 4th September, 2014 “I’ve learned to accept my childlessness – why can’t you?” by Amanda Revell Walton

I've learned to accept my childlessness, why can't you?
http://dexpr.es/1rNSIA5

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The Culture for Bioethics and Culture Network (USA), 2nd September 2014 “The Other Option: To Remain Childless?” by Christopher White

Culture for Bioethics and Culture article
http://www.cbc-network.org/2014/09/the-other-option-to-remain-childless/

 

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THE INDEPENDENT (UK), Thursday 28th August, 2014 “Like Jennifer Aniston, I am no less of a woman because I am childless” by Rachael Lloyd

The Independent - Rachael Lloyd on Jennifer Anniston, August 28, 2014 screen grab
The Independent – 28th August 2014 – Rachael Lloyd ind.pn/Y1MLCs

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BBC RADIO 4 (UK), Friday 15th August 2014 ‘A Family Without A Child’ radio documentary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04d4p0b
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04d4p0b

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BBC NEWS WEBSITE (GLOBAL), Friday 15th August 2014 ‘When Childless Isn’t A Choice’ by Sangita Myska

BBC News Website - When Childless Isn't a Choice by Sangita Myska, August 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28785054

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MAIL ONLINE (THE DAILY MAIL) UK, 15th August 2014 Helen Burke speaks of her Plan B for a life after infertility and failed IVF by Caroline McGuire

Mail Online - Helen Burke story - 15 August 2014
Daily Mail – 15th August 2014 dailym.ai/Y1OwzL

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THE TELEGRAPH (UK) ONLINE, 15TH AUGUST 2014 Why, aged 40, I’m finally happy to be a NoMo (that’a a Not Mother) by Rachael Lloyd

Telegraph - Rachael Lloyd - August 2014
http://www.bit.ly/1lq5lyq

 

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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING (UK), JUNE 2014 ISSUE ‘Inspiring Women’ feature

GH - June 2014 PR JPEG
Click image to read PDF version

 

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THE INDEPENDENT (EIRE), 26th JUNE 2014 “Facebook is ‘self-harm’ for childless women”

http://bit.ly/1DqZvSJ
http://bit.ly/1DqZvSJ

UK WOMEN MAGAZINE (DORSET), MAY 2014 ISSUE ‘Take 3′ Inspiring Women feature

Women Dorset - June 2014
Click image to load and read

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THE SUNDAY TIMES, 27th APRIL 2014 Gateway Women mentioned in Sarah Kate Templeton’s interview with Sally Cheshire, new Chairwoman of the UK’s HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority)

Don't bank on IVF
http://ow.ly/wdns6

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THE TIMES, 24th APRIL 2014 Jody Day quoted in Rosemary Bennett’s piece on new report that shows the the UK has the third highest rate of childlessness in the OECD

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4070917.ece
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4070917.ece

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FRANCE 24 TV – THE 51% SHOW Annette Young interviews Jody Day on this show about ‘the women who are changing our world’

http://ow.ly/wdq56
http://ow.ly/wdq56 – Jody Day segments @ 03:55 and 11:06

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THE GUARDIAN, 2nd APRIL 2014 Anne Perkins responds to Jody Day’s “Today Programme” Interview

Comment is Free

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BBC RADIO 4 “THE TODAY PROGRAMME” 2nd APRIL 2014 Jody Day 4-min interview on being childless in the workplace

http://ow.ly/wdmDR
http://ow.ly/wdmDR

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MACLEANS MAGAZINE (CANADA): MARCH 2014 ‘The n0-baby boom” by Anne Kingston

Macleans - The No Baby Boom
http://www.macleans.ca/society/the-no-baby-boom/

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THE GUARDIAN, 15th JANUARY 2014 Suzanne Moore: ‘Having or not having children should not define or divide women

Suzanne Moore article - The Guardian - Jan 2014
http://gu.com/p/3yqek/tw

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PROSPECT MAGAZINE (UK) 14th JANUARY 2014 Serena Kutchinsky interviews Jody Day ‘I’m childless, single, middle-aged and infertile, and it’s fine’

Prospect - Serena K - Jan 2014
http://ow.ly/sPyrN

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PSYCHOLOGIES MAGAZINE (FEB 2014 issue) Bibi Lynch on ‘Writing the Next Chapter’

Gateway Women in Psychologies Magazine

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED – 3rd JANUARY 2014 Review of Jody’s book ‘Rocking the Life Unexpected’

RTLU Review Road Less Travelled - Jan 2014
http://ow.ly/sRzei

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BBC R4 WOMAN’S HOUR – 24th DECEMBER 2013 Jody interviewed by Jane Garvey on “Childlessness at Christmas”

Woman Hour - Christmas
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01nxs5j

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Q with JIAN GHOMESHI – CBC RADIO – CANADA – 19th DECEMBER 2013 Jian Ghomeshi interviews Jody Day on “Christmas can be tough for the childless by circumstance”

Q Interview - Childless at Xmas
http://ow.ly/s2Vdb

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LIFE WITHOUT BABY – 16th DECEMBER 2013 Video Interview: A Cup of Tea with Jody Day

Cup of Tea - Lisa and Jody
http://lifewithoutbaby.com/2013/12/16/cup-tea-jody-day/

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THE GUARDIAN – 13th DECEMBER 2013 Childlessness is a political, as well as deeply personal, issue. By Jody Day

Guardian article - Dec 2013
http://gu.com/p/3y37k/tw

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BRITISH INFERTILITY COUNSELLING ASSOCIATION (BICA) JOURNAL – WINTER 2013 ‘The Clients You Don’t See’ by Jody Day (p.22)

BICA Journal - 2013

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FEMINIST TIMES – 28th NOVEMBER 2013 Zaha Hadid or Ann Widdecombe: What’s Your Ideas of the Childless Spinster?

Feminist Times - article grab
Jody Day for the Feminist Times – 28 October 2013
http://www.feministtimes.com/zaha-hadid-ann-widdecombe-childless-spinster/

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BBC ACTION LINE – 8th NOVEMBER 2013 Gateway Women selected as a resource for the BBC Action Line to support viewers and listeners to the BBC on issues that might affect them.

Gateway Women a resource recommended by the BBC
BBC R4 Action Line for Woman’s Hour, 8th Nov 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ggllw

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BBC 100 WOMEN CONFERENCE – 25th OCTOBER 2013 Jody Day selected as one of 100 women chosen to represent women’s voices today

100 Women - Who Took Park

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BBC 100 WOMEN CONFERENCE – 25th OCTOBER 2013 Is Motherhood a Barrier to Equality? Live Panel Discussion

100 Women Motherhood Debate

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BBC WORLD SERVICE ‘OUTLOOK’ Jody Day on her experience of childlessness and why adoption isn’t as simple as people often presume Tuesday 22nd October

Outlook World Service
Interview starts at 34:36

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BBC RADIO 4 ‘WOMAN’S HOUR’ – JODY DAY INTERVIEWED BY JANE GARVEY “Jody Day on the Grief of Childlessness” Tuesday 1st October 2013

Woman's Hour - Jody Day on the grief of childlessness
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01hvg7l

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JODY DAY’S BOOK ROCKS THE CHILDLESS LIFE Childless by Marriage (Sue Fagalde Lick) review of ‘Rocking the Life Unexpected’ by Jody Day – 1st October 2013

Full page review by Sue Lick, Childless by Marriage

http://childlessbymarriage.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/jody-days-book-rocks-childless-life.html

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED ON GATEWAY WOMEN / RADIO GORGEOUS INTERVIEW

The Road Less Travelled – 7 September 2013

Road Less Travelled - Sep 2013

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INTERVIEW WITH JODY DAY ON RADIO GORGEOUS

“Interviewing Jody Day was one of the most moving and heartening interviews says Josephine Pembroke. She is brave, funny, honest and compassionate. After years of wanting a baby Jody had a breakthrough moment. She had to be honest with herself and face the fact that motherhood will never happen to her…”

Radio Gorgeous (London) – September 2013

Radio Gorgeous - Jody Day - Sep 2013
http://radiogorgeous.com/podcast/crime-author-louise-pennyjody-day-on-childless-women-support-gateway-women/

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FRAN DONOVAN (CHILDFREE) INTERVIEWS JODY DAY

BBC Radio Wales (UK) – 22nd August 2013

Gateway Women on BBC Radio Wales
Interviews in two parts: (1) starts at 1hr 38m (2) starts at 1hr 56m, 43s

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CHILDLESS WOMEN FIGHTING FOR BETTER RIGHTS Jody Day on ‘Sunrise’ Breakfast TV (Australia) – 19th August 2013

Jody Day on Sunrise Screenshot
3-min live interview: http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/18556848/no-children-no-worries/

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WHAT IS THE ‘CULT OF MOTHERHOOD’? Jody Day interviewed on Deise AM (WLR FM Ireland) – 6th August 2013 (Starts at 10mins 42 seconds)

Deise AM Radio Interview - Jody Day - 6 August 2013
Interview starts at 10mins 42 seconds

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DO CHILDLESS WOMEN RESENT ‘PICKING UP THE SLACK’ FOR WORKING MOTHERS IN THE OFFICE? Jody Day in discussion with Rosie Millard on BBC R5 LIVE Breakfast Show – 4th August 2013

BBC R5 Live - Sunday 4 August Interview with Jody Day
Segment starts at 1hr 24mins. Clip available until Sunday 11 August 2013

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JODY DAY & OTHER CHILDLESS/CHILDFREE WOMEN INTERVIEWED ON WORK-LIFE BALANCE Polly Dunbar – Daily Mail Online – Sunday 28th July 2013

Daily Mail, work-life-balance by Polly Dunbar, Mon 29 July 2013

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REVIEW OF JULIA MARTINEZ’ ‘EXPOSURES’ EXHIBITION – SUPPORTING GATEWAY WOMEN The Oxford Times, Friday 14th June 2013

The Oxford Times, Julia Martinez exhibition, June 16, 2013

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BEING CHILDLESS BY CIRCUMSTANCE ON MOTHER’S DAY Helen Gent interviews Gateway Women Community member – The Guardian, 9th March 2013

The Guardian, Mother's Day 2013 (crop)

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JODY DAY ON ‘SOCIAL INFERTILITY’ Maybe No Baby by Katherine Baldwin in The Sunday Times 24th February, 2013

Sunday Times - 24 Feb 2013

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JODY DAY TALKING CHILDFREE & MORE ON DREAM CORNER La Vie Childfree by Laura Carroll 2 November, 2012

Dream Corner on La Vie Childfree
http://laviechildfree.com/2012/11/jody-day-talking-childfree-more-on-dream-corner/comment-page-1/#comment-4978

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WHEN CHILDLESS MET CHILDFREE Jody Day interviewed on Dream Corner Radio by Viv Oyolu 31 October, 2012

Jody Day interviewed by Viv Oyolu on Dream Corner Radio
http://www.dreamcorner.co.uk/jody-day/

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THE GUARDIAN ‘COMMENT IS FREE’ Julia Gillard and the fear of the childless woman, by Jody Day 26 October, 2012

Julia Gillard and the fear of the childless woman
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/commentisfree+world/julia-gillard

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THE DAILY MAIL It’s NOT my fault that I missed the chance to become a mother by Megan Lloyd Davies 20 September, 2012

It's Not My Fault I missed the chance to become a mother - by Megan Lloyd Fox - Daily Mail
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2205875/Its-NOT-fault-I-missed-chance-mother.html

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HUFFINGTON POST (UK) Death by Cupcake: The Fetishization of Motherhood by Jody Day 3 September, 2012

Death by Cupcake - Jody Day - Huffington Post UK - 3 Sep 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jody-day/fetishisation-of-motherhood_b_1852456.html

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SELINI INSTITUTE (US) Turning Our Wounds into Wisdom by Jody Day 28 August, 2012

Selini Institute (US) Turning Our Wounds Into Wisdom by Jody Day
http://seleni.org/about/news/turning-our-wounds-into-wisdom

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CONFUSED.COM REPORT Friendships, Finance and the Future: The Rise of Singledom in the UK June 2012

Friendship, Finance & The Future - The Rise of Singledom in the UK - with quotes from Jody Day of Gateway Women
http://www.confused.com/life-insurance/articles/~/media/docs/friendships-finance-and-the-future.pdf

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SUNDAY TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE Kids: Who Needs Them? We NoMos – Not Mothers – Are Out and We are Proud, and We’re Busy Making Our Own  Friends and Support Networks by Sally Howard 6 May, 2012

Kids, Who Needs Them? Article in Sunday Times Style Supplement featuring Gateway Women by Sally Howard

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THE HUFFINGTON POST (UK) Surviving the Childless Weekend Blues by Jody Day 5 April, 2012

Surviving the childless weekend blues - Jody Day - Huffington Post - 6 April 2012 - www.gateway-women.com
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jody-day/surviving-the-childless-w_b_1404278.html?ref=tw

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BLOG MENTION: LIFE WITHOUT BABY Lisa Manterfield chooses Gateway Women as one of the top 7 blogs in the world for childless / childfree women 19 March, 2012

Life Without Baby, March 2012
http://lifewithoutbaby.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/happy-two-year-blogiversary/

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GULF NEWS Childless, but not Alone by Jody Day 3 March, 2012

Gulf News - Childless, but not alone - Jody Day - Gateway Women - 3 March 2012
http://gulfnews.com/life-style/people/childless-but-not-alone-1.989025#.T1JuuvgZOc4.twitter

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THE GUARDIAN “FAMILY” SECTION: I may not be a mother – but I’m still a person. Interview with Jody Day by Helen Carroll 25 February, 2012

Guardian - 25 Feb 2011 - Interview with Jody Day - Founder - Gateway Women - www.gateway-women.com

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DAILY MAIL Baby Goggles Syndrome by Katherine Baldwin 29 December, 2011

Gateway Women in Daily Mail article by Katherine Baldwin, 3 March 2012 www.gateway-women.com
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2079584/Baby-goggles-syndrome-The-single-childless-40–women-let-hunger-family-wreck-chances-finding-love.html

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FACEBOOK GROUP MENTION Families of Two: Childfree & Beyond (Laura Carroll) 3 October, 2011

Families of Two, Laura Carroll Facebook Group, 3 October 2011

* From Forty With Love (London, UK) 15 September, 2011

Blog extract from 'Filling the Void' (15 Sep 2011) on 'From Forty With Love' by Katherine Baldwin
Extract from ‘Filling the Void’ (15 Sep 2011) on ‘From Forty With Love’ by Katherine Baldwin

 

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Maman Non Merci! (Quebec, Candada) Translation by Google 26 July 2011

Screenshot capturing blog entry from 'Maman Non Merci', 26 July 2011
http://mamannonmerci.blogspot.com/

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From Forty With Love (Katherine Baldwin) ‘Strength in Weakness’ 8 July 2011

Gateway Women mentioned in Katherine Baldwin's Blog 'From Forty With Love'. Entry titled "Strength in weakness" July 8, 2011
http://fromfortywithlove.com/2011/07/08/strength-in-weakness/

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INTERVIEW: Jody Day | Ogunte.com 26 April 2011

Jody Day of Gateway Women interviewed on Ogunte.com - April 26 2011
http://www.ogunte.com/innovation/featured-women-socinn/336-jody-day-gateway-women

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BLOG: Just As I am Experiment 14 April 2011

Gateway Women mentioned on 'Just As I am Experiment' Blog, 14 April 2011
http://justasiamexperiment.blogspot.com/2011/04/days-31-32-patience-is-virtue.html

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Women Social Innovators watch 7 April 2011

Women Social Innovators, 8 April 2011
Women Social Innovators, 8 April 2011 http://www.scoop.it/t/women-social-innovators

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