Sophie Beresiner

Sophie Beresiner

Author

 Sophie Beresiner is an award-winning journalist and the beauty and style director at luxury digital editorial site Buro. Her weekly Times column, The Mother Project, in which she shares her infertility journey, won her PPA Columnist of the Year and is consistently among the newspaper’s most read features. She was Beauty Director at ELLE for seven years and is the author of the bestselling Back Chat Beauty: The Beauty Guide for Real Life.

Aged 31 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and years later she discovered that chemotherapy had made her infertile. After failed IVF and two miscarriages she plans to have a baby via surrogacy.

Sophie Beresiner @sophieberesiner

Never not wondering what life post lockdown will be like, especially as people slowly go back to work, especially in my industry.
This was a shot from my socially distanced shoot for thetimes, which was quite… https://www.instagram.com/p/CBlRkg1lLJM/?igshid=14adlznhpn2y9

I put this up on @SophieBeresiner with a caption about feeling robbed of ‘proper’ mat leave. And then I took it down, because look how happy I am! This situation is just what it is, but it can only be positive when… https://www.instagram.com/p/CBfQE0XDtua/?igshid=1jjbsfll3sxhz

Yes, please.
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#morejoy https://www.instagram.com/p/CBagu6rBArG/?igshid=8s87cnf71px3

"No one is supposed to know what will happen to them or how they will get there": @SophieBeresiner opens up about her extraordinary journey to motherhood ❤️ https://bit.ly/3a9hHWD

How strange that a citrus fruit can become so meaningful to me. Because of an American TV show. Who even am I?
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#projectlemon #somethingresemblinglemonade #thisisus https://www.instagram.com/p/CBIZ3XKh_oU/?igshid=gbksjdr04u6n

This new lelabofragrances was bottled for me two days before we flew to Washington to do the eighth and final embryo transfer - the one that made Marlies. I didn’t say why but got them to personalise it with… https://www.instagram.com/p/CBF_TBtBOEf/?igshid=199ruywwao4ht

Maternity leave in lockdown is definitely a different thing but we are loving the quiet life. First weekend without a @SophieBeresiner in thetimes for two years! Will be back soon, until… https://www.instagram.com/p/CAzx9QUBeAr/?igshid=1uutm08wqee70

OOTD incl. SS20 accessories
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#toughcookie #bellafreud #ootd https://www.instagram.com/p/CAtEjRoh5IV/?igshid=1chmv3tkm5et2

Blubbing reading this from ⁦@SophieBeresiner⁩ - lovely news to brighten the Covid lockdown fatigue - CONGRATULATIONS!

#surrogacy #infertility

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366

It's virtually impossible to read this without shedding many, many tears, whether or not you've been following @SophieBeresiner's weekly column. Such a joy to read this final installment, and her surrogate's side of the story as well. Welcome to the world indeed, Baby B. 💙 https://twitter.com/thetimes/status/1264224462255337473

What a joyful, visceral piece. Whether you’ve followed ⁦@SophieBeresiner’s column in ⁦@thetimes⁩ over the years or not, this is a must-read:⁩

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366

Been following ⁦@SophieBeresiner⁩ & her surrogacy story for what must be years; am so thrilled she got her happy ending.

Can not recommend this piece enough; you will need tissues though! https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366

Thank you @SophieBeresiner for such a joyful afternoon & for meeting 10 day old baby for @timesweekend http://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/weekend/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366 @thetimes

"I’ve spent a lot of time wondering what I would feel like in this moment. This is it!": After ten years during which she’s faced cancer, infertility and a desperate search for a surrogate, @SophieBeresiner describes her joy at becoming a mother https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/weekend/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1590231915

The world is difficult and sad right now. This piece by @SophieBeresiner, and the previous columns, have been a source of joy and hope for me the past weeks/months. Read this, have a cry, remember there are amazing things still happening https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366

I like being your fiend LC x

Cor. Tear-jerking loveliness. Congrats to @SophieBeresiner, Mr B and Jack and Rebecca https://twitter.com/thetimes/status/1264224462255337473

Good news amongst the gloom. Everything about @SophieBeresiner 's story is amazing and I'm delighted it worked out this way https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/times2/surrogacy-and-me-finally-the-story-of-my-babys-arrival-9l6dpg366

Britain’s youngest thetimes reader, enjoying today’s paper whilst not sleeping or eating. Or puking or pooing.
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#themotherproject #thetimes https://www.instagram.com/p/CAiNsNFBIel/?igshid=i49j2b5lbx11

We made it! It took way more than the traditional ‘we’ when it comes to baby making, but now it feels like that was the only way it should or could ever have been.

So extra thank you to my ‘we’… https://www.instagram.com/p/CAhwgQahy_3/?igshid=8tsli5g6v47s