Maybe No Baby Blog – Katherine Baldwin

Katherine Baldwin is 42, unmarried, recently single again, childless, still hoping to be a mum and wondering if it’s too late to have a baby of her own. Read her Maybe No Baby blog here.Baby blog

Like her, many other women have stumbled, unintentionally in most cases, into what she calls the baby gap – a period of uncertainty that kicks in when you become aware of your limited fertility and that continues until you know your time is up.

So if you’re in the baby gap, hurtling towards it or clambering out the other side, keep checking in to catch her latest musings on it and, hopefully, the insights of fellow readers. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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It was October 2014 and I’d had enough. I was single, stressed and miserable – stuck doing work I didn’t love because I needed the money and didn’t have the courage to change. I had dreams – to write a book, to fall in love, to move to the seaside – but I didn’t know...
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