I'm honored to have contributed an essay to Claire Lehmann's Quillette Magazine, timed for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 13, 2018
Twenty-five years ago, I made the decision to marry the man I love....Read More »
Melanie Notkin contributed several ways to cope with Mother's Day when you are or were hoping to be a mother. Here's on example:
Writing down how you feel, whether in a private diary or in a ...Read More »
In advance of Melanie Notkin's keynote speech at the first Not-Mom Summit on Friday, October 9, 2015, she was invited on the IdeaStream show on NPR, Cleveland OH to discuss Otherhood.
Listen in her...Read More »
DeMorgen, Brussels largest daily newspaper, gave Melanie Notkin's Otherhood a 15-page feature in it's Mother's Day weekend issue. The story also includes a study of the Otherhood, childless women ages...Read More »
I was honored to be asked by The Weizmann Institute to upload a video to its CARE + SHARE + REPAIR Global Tree of Humanity dedicated to how I believe science is helping to make the world a better plac...Read More »
"We can’t change as much as we’d like to how society looks at us, but we can certainly change how we look at ourselves...we are not second to mother." - Melanie Notkin
More and more women are reachin...Read More »
"They’ve been called the Nomos (not-mothers), who have entered a state of “otherhood” (like motherhood without the “m”). These women are our girlfriends, sisters, colleagues, neighbours and partners. ...Read More »
Fertility matters, yes. But biological clock extremists are preventing women from enjoying healthy relationships.
Rachel Kramer Bussel, DAME
"That’s why, when the cultural noise about why we should ...Read More »