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Ep 67 - Survivor Story: Pregnancy, IVF, Surrogacy as a Single mum Post-Cancer
Episode 6711th October 2023 • The Menopause and Cancer Podcast • Dani Binnington
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Dani Binnington shares a deeply personal conversation on this week’s episode with our inspiring guest Elizabeth. Elizabeth shares her remarkable journey of how her cancer diagnosis at 30 confronted her with her desire to become a mum. Elizabeth talks us through her journey with IVF as a single mum by choice, how she coped when life gave her breast cancer for a second time around and why there are many ways of creating a family.

This story is full of hope and options and Elizabeth and Dani explore the steps to surrogacy as a single mum.

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P.S. If this episode triggers upsetting feelings for you, it can be helpful to talk these through with someone. There are organisations that can support you, such as the British Infertility Counselling Association who can offer more support. 

About Dani:

The Menopause and Cancer Podcast is hosted by Dani Binnington, menopause guide, patients advocate for people in menopause after a cancer diagnosis, and founder of the online platform Healthy Whole Me. 

There is lots of information out there about the menopause but hardly any if you have had a cancer diagnosis as well. Many people say to me they have no idea what their options are, who to ask for help, and that they feel really isolated in their experiences. 

I started this podcast because there was nothing out there when I was thrown into surgical menopause at the age of 39, which followed on from my cancer diagnosis aged 33.

Through the episodes, I want to create more awareness, share information from our fabulous guest experts, doctors and other specialists in the cancer and menopause field. 

And of course, I will share stories from the people in our community.

So that together we can work towards a better menopause experience. For all of us.

More educated, better informed and less alone.

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