World Childless Week 2017 began when Stephanie Phillips had an idea for a global awareness week which she mentioned to a few close friends. Inspired by their enthusiasm, she spoke to the childless not by choice community who rallied round and stepped forward to offer their support.
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Stephanie Phillips is passionate about raising awareness for the childless not by choice. After realising that there was no national recognition of the community she decided to start World Childless Week. She helps to administrate the Facebook based group called Childless Path To Acceptance for those past the point of trying to conceive and founded Childless Chit Chat and Childless Perks!! whose emphasis is on breaking away from the support and building friendships and finding laughter in a safe child-free zone.
Steph lives in Worcestershire. She enjoys her aqua classes and occasional trips to the gym but prefers to eat out and then relax in front of the television with a puzzle book and one of her two rescue cats snuggled up beside her. She is writing a self-help book about being childless not by choice after researching the thoughts and emotions of over 200 women.
Interviews with the World Childless Week Champions
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Steph talks to The Fertility Podcast
Why World Childless Week matters, Metro, 11 Sept 2017
Steph in The Star and Crescent newspaper, 25 September 2107
Fertility Network UK on World Childless Week, September 2017
Berenice speaks at Fertility Fest about Walk In Our Shoes and World Childless Week
Berenice talks about World Childless Week at PechaKucka Cambridge
Jody Day's media coverage is located here
Dr. Robin Hadley's media coverage is located here
Michael and Berenice present the Full Stop podcast here which will feature WCW in Sept 2019.
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