We are childfree is a storytelling project and community that celebrates and empowers childfree lives

Blair, London

“I couldn’t have lived the hundred lives I’ve lived if I had a family.”

Caroline, Montfort

“Now I’m postmenopausal, it really is like I’m back to being 12 years old.”

Jana, Berlin

“Don’t stress about biology so much.”

Georgina, Berlin

“I feel that if I truly want to be happy, there's no space in my life for kids.”

Kat, Berlin

“The way I provide value to society is through comedy, not children.”


“Will I regret or change my mind? I might or I might not.”

Endola, 34, Phillipines

“I felt that to fit in I was going to have to endure the horror of having a child.”

Emily, 28, UK

“I do hate that I feel like I failed at living up to the childfree ideal.”

JoAnna, 46, USA

“I fully knew the risk of my surgery, but quite frankly I was willing to die for it.”


“Never had the desire at any point in my life to have children.”

Cecilia, 43, USA

“The ‘Bible Belt’ taught me I had one option, but being childfree gives me many.”

Savannah, 27, USA

“Societally, the pressure is enormous.”

Rachal, 38, USA

“It’s the quiet freedoms that make a childfree life a good one.”


“The worst heartbreak turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to me.”

Tessa, 22, USA

“It means the world to now understand myself.”

Kathrin, 37, Germany

“I shared my clarity with my partner and we dreamed of a childfree life together.”

Megha, 38, India

“I am what I am, and proudly childfree.”

Stace, 33, UK


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“My choice to be childfree is important to me, because I have a very special relationship with my body.”


“I am now 75, have never changed my mind and have never even had a broody moment.”


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“It’s great that this community is here to support and cheer each other on, it’s a safe place where we can share our thoughts. I feel less alone because of it.”
“Thank you so much for sharing these stories with everyone. They are giving me permission to live a life of my own creation. So much gratitude for all you do❤️”
“After two years of being part of this community I feel more than okay. I have accepted my path and the fact that others are gonna chose their own and it’s okay. ”
“Thank you for these messages. They are comforting, empowering, and validating. Keep it up!”
“I have discovered my own voice through the stories shared on your platform. I have become more confident in my lifestyle and every story inspires me to stay true to myself. This community has made me feel normal and free to live in my truth.”
“Thank you for the amazing work you do. You are true heroes.”
“Healed so many of my insecurities around being childfree. You bring up subjects that have made me uncomfortable before, and help to wash away those feelings each time.”
“Thank you so much for creating and sustaining this community. Sometimes i have doubts about the wisdom of my choice and you always support me.”
“I am very grateful for your work and the stories and insights you are bringing to the world. Since I found this community and your work I have felt very seen and welcome. Thank you 🌸☘️💛”
“❤️🥹❤️🥹❤️🥹❤️🥹 I am so happy to have found WAC and this amazing community!! Thank you for all that you do!!”
“Your work helps me every day to feel confident and empowered in my choice to remain childfree. You have helped me realise that I’m not ‘broken’ just because I am woman that doesn’t want kids. Thank you x”
“To be honest, WAC has helped me more than therapy!”

“I couldn’t have lived the hundred lives I’ve lived if I had a family.”

Blair, London

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Episode 34

Life done differently, with Lisa Jansen

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Bonus Podcast: Ask WAC - How do you decide to be childfree?

We help a fencesitter with their childfree choice!

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Bonus Podcast: Ask WAC - Will I regret being childfree?

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We are Childfree episode 33 Sari Botton

Episode 33

Childfree was chosen for me, with Sari Botton

A Gen X icon on finding the “permission” not to be a mother.

We are Childfree episode 32 Getting vulnerable, with Xander Marin

Episode 32

Getting vulnerable, with Xander Marin

How a couple made the childfree choice together, and what it's meant for their life.

We are Childfree podcast episode 31 Cindy Gallop

Episode 31

Life just gets better and better, with Cindy Gallop

The “Michael Bay of business” likes to blow shit up - including society’s expectations for older women!

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Episode 30

Dreaming of utopia, with Laura Zalenga

One artist's inspiring vision of a future full of choice and community.

Episode 29

Create a life together, with Melanie Hunter

How does a couple make the childfree choice together?

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Episode 28

Life on your own terms, with Eva zu Beck

The adventure travel icon inspires us to bring our dreams to life.

Episode 27

We're just humans with hormones, with Emma Hollen

What's more responsible than getting a tubal ligation because you know you don't have what it takes to be a good mother?

Episode 26

Unfertilized eggs, with Jerra Latrice Mitchell

Meet a campaigner making space for childfree and childless women of colour.


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There's nothing wrong with being "normal"!

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“Every childfree person deserves to feel seen, heard and connected to community.”