BBC Two never fails to provide the nation with eye-opening documentaries.
On June 7th 2019 a new documentary, Pregnant and Platonic, aired.
Voiced over by Clara Amfo, the show looks at the growing phenomenon of co-parenting.
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What is Pregnant and Platonic?
BBC Two’s Pregnant and Platonic is a documentary exploring the phenomenon that is co-parenting.
If you thought that co-parenting was just something for separated couples, think again!
The programme spends an hour looking at different women and men who want to explore having a baby in a less traditional sense.
The potential parents aren’t in romantic relationships and some even found each other on co-parenting apps.
Pregnant and Platonic: Richard
Richard featured on Pregnant and Platonic. He’s gay and has wanted a child for years, he just needs a woman to co-parent with him.
He often features posts of his pet dalmatian and cat on Instagram.
Pregnant and Platonic: Cast
The BBC show focused on Desirée and Jamie who met through a co-parenting website and experienced some turbulence during the process but now have a baby.
Another couple to try co-parenting were best friends Alex and Miriam.
Desperately seeking a co-parent was Sachan, however, she did also want to find love to have a family in a more traditional way.
The programme also looked at Stephen and Ellen – close friends and co-parents to twin girls Charlie and Lucy.
Ellen resides in Manhatten while Stephen regularly visits his girls. Their family includes their own romantic partners, Jim and Jason.
CATCH UP WITH PREGNANT AND PLATONIC ON THE BBC IPLAYER.