What to do if you’re a single woman desperate for a family? This.

Nicky Lavigne while she was pregnant.

What do you do if you’re a single woman and you’re desperate to become a mother?

This is a conversation I first had with my sister-in-law Nicky, while sitting on my lounge room floor drinking tea (where I have all my best important conversations with my girlfriends).

What happened over the next few years is an extraordinary and a heart-warming story that I’ve had the privilege of watching unfold up close.

As part of my role as a Nissan ambassador, I decided to do an interview series, looking at the idea of the Modern Family.

Obviously, this was a shameless excuse to peer into the private lives and personal stories of some amazing people which I’ll be sharing here with you over the next few weeks.

In this episode, you get to meet my sister-in-law and my absolutely edible nephews and hear her talk about the totally unexpected way her boys came into her life…

 If you like this video, you’ll love the rest of the series. Mia has talked to Courtney Beck about how she made a website to find a partner, Jenny about adoption, and first-time mum Kelly about her experience with post-natal depression.

This was originally published on iVillage, but has been republished here with full permission.

Do you know anyone who has had a baby in a non-traditional way? Did you? 

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