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The Pants Project - Valentines Day Event

Launched in December 2016, the Pants Project aims to raise awareness of the reality of fertility issues, as well as raising funds for those affected, by selling pants and jewellery from prestigious designers. As Dolce & Gabbana said, "Lingerie is the maximum expression of a woman's femininity”; so what better way to do this. 

On the 14th February 2017, we will be hosting our first Valentine’s Pants Party, where over 90% of the profits raised from our live auction of lingerie and jewellery donated to the project, will go to our charity Fertility Network UK. Because we were given so many donations, we will also be hosting a live online auction, that will run throughout February 2017. We also have an online collection of underwear via our website with 25% of the profits going to our charity.

 For further information, check out The Pants Project website by clicking here

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Empowering The Collective - MRKH Survey 2017

2017 MRKH Survery - Brought to you by Beautiful You MRKH, Global MRKH, and Sisters For Love Foundation.

Click HERE to take part in the survey now!

 

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"Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us! Your voice will influence new research designed to advance cross-cutting, holistic care for MRKH from clinical, psychosocial, sexual and behavioral perspectives. This survey is part of a new project from the Beautiful You MRKH Foundation, in partnership with Global MRKH and Sisters for Love MRKH Foundation, to improve all aspects of an MRKH diagnosis. This survey is funded by a contract to the Beautiful You MRKH Foundation from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Initiative (PCORI)."

Simply Music - Charity Event

Remember Charlie one of the girls who walked 100km for MRKH Connect back in May? Well she is at it again, this time hanging up her trainers (just for a short while) and taking part in a charity concert in aid of MRKH Connect and Hospice in the Weald.  We are told its been a while since Charlie has sung so she has decided instead to play the flute at this concert, providing a bit of an interlude to the singing! She is pretty nervous about it as she hasn't performed publicly for a few years now but is excited to be doing it and hopefully raising some money at the same time. 

 

We wish her lots of luck and if you are in the area why not go along and show your support? 24th September 2016 at 7:30pm - St Mary's Church, Hadlow, Tonbridge, TN11 0DB

 

You can also follow what she is up to and her experiences of having MRKH on her blog https://mrkhmakingmymark.wordpress.com/

Charlie and Jen 100km Walk!

So excited and proud to announce that Charlie Bishop & Jen Palmer are putting their 'best foot forward' and raising the awareness of MRKH.
Charlie and Jen will be walking 100km to bring awareness to MRKH and to help raise funds for MRKH Connect.
Follow their journey, updates and much more by reading their blog.
Well done ladies. So proud of you!

Follow their journey, updates and much more by reading their blog below!

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UK Womb Transplants

In the last couple of days, the exciting news has spread about the upcoming womb transplants in the UK. For more information, click on the image below to be redirected to Womb Transplant UK's charity page where you can find more information, ways to donate, and help to raise the awareness of MRKH.

http://wombtransplantuk.org


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MRKH Support Group - 16th May - QCCH

Hi everyone!

It's that time of year again ... The annual support group at the Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London on Saturday 16th May.

MRKH Connect is hosting a sponsorship for women that would love to attend but might not be able to. Feel free to download the document attached and email it back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We would obviously love to help as many of you as we can, but because we are a charity that relies solely on donations and fundraising efforts, and the charity is still in its infancy, this might be a little difficult at the moment! We ask that you take this in to consideration when applying, as this means we might be able to help more of you get the chance to meet your sisters!

If anyone has any questions then please feel free to contact us! We ask that the forms are sent back to us by Friday 24th April at the latest, and the winner/s will be announced on Sunday 26th April. This will give you enough time to arrange transport and/ or accommodation if you are successful!

 

Download the word document here - MRKH Connect Sponsorship Form

Download the pdf document here - MRKH Connect Sponsorship Form

 

 

Spreading awareness of MRKH

After a few emails back and forth, MRKH Connect is now listed on the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists! It is one of our aims to spread the awareness of MRKH, and with our website listed under their patient support section, we hope to bridge the gap between diagnosis and finding readily available support!

Kelly has also joined the Women's Voices Involvement Panel which gives her the chance to use her experience of women’s health services in the UK, to influence the work of the College and the wider women’s health sector. Attending meetings, completing surveys and providing feedback to the RCOG is one step that MRKH Connect has taken to raise the profile of MRKH!

 

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I Am That Girl - MRKH Interview

I Am That Girl -  A community, a support system, and a movement inspiring girls to LOVE, EXPRESS, and BE who they are.

Read Kelly Smith's interview about MRKH Connect and her journey here!

 

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Cosmopolitan Article - Jaclyn Schultz

Jaclyn Schultz, winner of Miss Michigan 2013, recently appeared on the CBS show, Survivor. She used her platform to raise awareness about MRKH!

Read the full article here

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MRKH Connect Sponsorship

Thank you to all your generous donations, MRKH Connect was able to host its first sponsorship in November this year. We were able to defray the cost for someone to attend the annual support meeting at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea hospital in London.

In gratitude, Labello Press will be donating 10% of the retail price of each book sold to MRKH Connect! To find out more, please visit their website - Labello Press

Read our sponsorship winners story here!

 

 

Rokitansky - Alice Darwin

October 13th saw the release of the first MRKH fiction book, by UK author, Alice Darwin.

"Three women. Three stories. Three secrets." This book is a must read, not only for women with MRKH, but for those who are supporting people with this condition.

  You can order the book from Amazon now!

 

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           Three women, with three stories of love, hope and childlessness and three secrets that connect them all

 

 

    "It made me laugh and cry all the way through! I never thought someone could capture the emotions of MRKH so well!"

 

"I read this book with my best friend and she has a new insight into how this condition affects me. I was never able to put it into words, but thanks to Alice, I didnt have to!"

 

"I bought this for my daughter after her recent diagnosis. It is comforting to have so much awareness and support out there now. This book answered a lot of or questions and made my daughter feel like she wasn't alone"

 

 

 

 

Medical Breakthrough!

On 3rd October 2014, the first healthy was baby was born from a uterus transplant!

 

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One year after they transplanted the uterus, which was donated by a family friend, the doctors transferred a single embryo to the new womb,

according to the doctors. The woman became pregnant....

 

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First Fundraiser!

On August 3rd 2014, MRKH Connect held its first fundraiser to celebrate receiving charitable status in the UK and Wales!

We are so grateful to everyone that donated and appreciate all of your support more than you can imagine!

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The night was a huge success! We managed to raise nearly £500 and that helped us to keep this website up and running, allowing women all over the world to connect with one another. It also helped us to organise our very first sponsorship - linked with Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, London!

 

If you would like to get involved and host an event of your own, or have any ideas for fundraising, then please drop us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We would love to hear from you!

 

 

 

 

 

MRKH on This Morning

MRKH gets a spot on UK TV show - This Morning! Here I talk about MRKH from a more personal point of view, and how I learnt to deal with my diagnosis.

Click the link to watch the full episode!

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MRKH on Embarrassing Bodies

I was given the opportunity to share some of my journey with MRKH. In this episode, you can learn about different types of treatments, and the specialist centre in London for MRKH.

Click the link to watch the full episode!

 

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