Counselling is counselling

Life’s care service provides non-directive, impartial counselling and skilled listening.  We offer women a safe, confidential space to explore all their options when faced with a crisis pregnancy.  We do not tell women what to do and we do not give advice – if we did it would not be counselling.  We abide by BACP… Read more »

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Mitochondrial transfer: more over-hyped embryo research

At some point before March 31 next year, when Parliament is dissolved ahead of the General Election, the government will bring forward their proposal to legalise three-parent IVF. Ahead of that particular debate, on Monday 1 September, the House of Commons debated the safety aspects of the procedure, following on from concerns expressed by prominent… Read more »

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If I were to ask you…

Looking back on our own lives every one of us knows intuitively that conception/fertilisation was when I began being me – unique me – and I have been me ever since. When that sperm fused with that ovum there was an ‘explosion’ of astonishingly complex, highly organised new life. I was already genetically complete. Details… Read more »

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