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Parental Control, Ep 38: Not Another Mummy Blog’s Alison Perry On Twins, Secondary Infertility & IVF

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes journalist and award-winning blogger Alison Perry to talk about everything from her award-winning website, Not Another Mummy Blog, to the launch of her new book, OMG, It’s Twins.

Alison shares her tips and advice on dealing with secondary infertility and IVF, and what it was like to find out she was expecting twins after such a long journey. She chats about her birth plan, eating for three as well as dispensing some sage advice on how to cope with not one but two newborn babies!

This episode is sponsored by Wild Deodorant.


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About Alison Perry

Alison Perry is a journalist, mum of twins and an award-winning blogger with her site Not Another Mummy Blog, and she even hosts her own podcast Not Another Mummy Podcast. Alison lives in London with her husband and three children. Not Another Mummy Blog started to impart mum knowledge and experience to help other mamas, branching eventually into travel, style and opinion through the lens of motherhood. She also openly documents her battle with secondary infertility and IVF to conceive her twins in 2018.

Not Another Mummy Podcast is now one of the UK’s top parenting podcasts with guests including Philippa Perry, Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Rosie Ramsey and Meg Mathews. Alison explores a whole range of topics including mum guilt and miscarriage to birth trauma and transgender parenting.

OMG, It’s Twins

Alison’s debut non-fiction book – OMG It’s Twins – was published in March 2021 by Vermilion. A guide to the emotional rollercoaster of having twins, it pulls together her experiences with other twin mums’ and lots of expert views. You can order it here.


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