‘My twin sister had a baby and it’s changed how I feel about motherhood’
As her identical twin grapples with first-time motherhood, Jennifer McShane feels her biological clock ticking louder than ever and finds herself at a crossroads when it comes to deciding to have children of her own.
For at least 21 years of my life, I felt my identical twin sister and I walked – well, I hobbled – the same path together. Milestones were hit equally, birthdays always felt euphoric and happy – our lives stretched out ahead of us. We were a pair; almost one and the same (though not quite, when one of us has Cerebral Palsy). Would we live together? Travel to new countries together? We had each...