29 Nov 2019
Alison Green, WOMBA Director
There was a parent who had adopted, a mum who had conceived via IVF, a mum who had miscarried, a dad who shares custody, a woman who’d decided not to parent and a mum who’d had an unplanned pregnancy.
What did they all have in common?
They’d all experienced judgement.
They’d all been asked questions that were deeply personal.
They’d all felt the need to justify their decision or situation.
What is it about parenting, or deciding not to be a parent, that makes us judgemental and opinionated? And to ask intrusive questions that we wouldn’t dream of in o...