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Caro Townsend

IVF Survivor. Freelance Writer. Infertility Advocate.

Caro Townsend is a writer, survivor and advocate of all things infertility. After discovering medical science was required to have a family, Caro became fully ensconced in the world of fertility treatments. Multiple IVF cycles, a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy later, she finally became a parent. Caro is the creator of one of 2018’s top ten UK fertility blogs and her award nominated, The Cuckoo Mama, is an honest, open and raw account of her journey to parenthood, and beyond. In between blogging, she spends her time walking the dog, winging motherhood and working to break the taboos which surround infertility and miscarriage. You can read Caro’s blog at
Happy IVF-ing

Happy IVF-ing Birthday

Whether you agree with it, or not, IVF has indubitably changed the world. Throughout the past four decades the medical science surrounding fertility treatments has improved dramatically, and research in to infertility has increased: Being infertile is now, no longer, wholly synonymous with being childless.
09/11/2017 17:24 GMT
How Do You Decide Whether To Have A Second Child When You're

How Do You Decide Whether To Have A Second Child When You're Infertile?

I have recently been touched by the various articles and blogs I have seen surrounding miscarriage, bravely written during Baby Loss Awareness Week. It's a subject incredibly close to my heart. Like many others, I have experienced loss. I have known pain and suffering and grief. You see, my son is a seventh round IVF miracle.
18/10/2017 14:20 BST