For anyone who finds Mother's Day difficult

*Trigger warning* This episode covers loss of pregnancy, struggles with fertility and death of loved ones. Mother’s Day is meant to be a beautiful celebration of the women that shaped us. But for so many people out there, it can be a really tough day to navigate. In this moving first episode of Blended, Kate brings together voices of women, children and young adults from around the UK who share their honest experiences of Mother’s Day and how they've courageously dealt with fertility struggles, loss of pregnancy and grief. Kate also speaks with bestselling psychotherapist Julia Samuel who shares some expert advice on how to deal with common triggers on the day. In listening to other stories, Kate hopes that you find some solace in your own. And remember, you are not alone. If you are struggling, please seek professional advice and guidance. To become part of the Blended family, follow @blended on instagram Thank you to Child Bereavement UK for their contribution to this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Hosted by Kate Ferdinand, this podcast is a celebration of blended families - exploring the stories of relationships bound by love, no matter what their circumstances are. Covering subjects such as second marriages, divorce, grief and life after loss, adoption, fostering and (not-so-wicked!) stepmothers, Kate will champion different voices and experiences by speaking with experts, everyday people and celebrities in the public eye.