Contemplating Single Motherhood?
If you're just starting out on your journey--trying to decide if getting pregnant alone is right for you--then start here. I've curated my most relevant blog posts, services and resources for women considering becoming a single mom by choice.
Read These Blog Posts About Becoming A Single Mom by Choice
Have you always dreamed of being a mother but find yourself single? Many women I talk to have a clear plan—if they are not married or in a relationship by birthday X, they are going to use a sperm donor, get pregnant, having a baby alone. For others like myself, the question of whether to…Read More
The Legal And Emotional Considerations Of Selecting A Friend As Your Sperm Donor So you want to use your friend as your known sperm donor? Most women I speak to about becoming a Solo Mom contemplate the use of a known sperm (or egg) donor at some point. I did. The reasons vary but usually…Read More
Balancing complementary and alternative medicine with Western Medicine When I decided to get pregnant as a Solo Mom, I was told by my reproductive endocrinologist that my chances of conception with my own eggs were infinitesimally small. Yet I believed that if anyone could beat the odds, it would be me. I was a firm…Read More
Women ask me all the time, “How should I pick a sperm donor (or egg donor)?” For many it can be one of the most daunting parts of becoming a single mom by choice. After all, picking a donor to provide half of the genes of your child is very significant. Many women contemplate a…Read More
Singles and couples struggling with infertility need support too. If you’ve ever tried to get pregnant when anything other than good old fashioned sex is involved, you know it can be confusing and taxing. A fertility doula can help. Both singles and couples who need to use artificial insemination, IVF, or a sperm donor, egg…Read More
When I decided to use donor sperm and egg to conceive my child, I never anticipated the way in which the donor origins conversation would played out with my son. I did my research about how to talk to my child about his donor origins. I wasn’t nervous or anxious about broaching the topic with…Read More
Decision-making is stressful—from the small, seemingly insignificant decisions to the big ones, such as do I want to have a baby alone, or am I ready to use an egg donor or adopt? As a Single Mom, when your child comes along, you are forced to make all parenting decisions alone, such as who to…Read More
When I was choosing my sperm donor, I naively assumed that the sperm bank policies would be roughly the same across all banks. I didn’t think at all about how to chose the sperm bank. I was just looking for what seemed like the best donor. I got a few recommendations about what sperm banks…Read More
If you’ve decided to move forward as a single mom by choice, a lesbian couple or otherwise in need of a sperm donor, there comes a time when you need to pick a sperm donor. For most people they’ve never done anything like it. You’re choosing the person to provide half the genetic material for…Read More
When is it the right time to have a baby? Many women who are considering having a baby alone, want to know when they will be ready to have a baby alone? When should they move forward and do it alone? The honest answer is probably never. And, you’ll never know if you were ready…Read More
Negative commentary about single moms is still prevalent, but having a baby without a partner as a single mother by choice might make you the happiest according to science. Several years ago, my fortieth birthday fast approaching, I forced myself to ask whether I wanted to have a kid even though I didn’t yet have…Read More
Am I Ready To Be A Single Mom By Choice? When women are contemplating whether they are ready to be a single mother by choice, they usually think through all scenarios and concerns. They spend a lot of time trying to decide if being a single mom by choice is right for them. I think…Read More
Is time was running out to have a baby but you're still single?
Thinking about doing it alone?
Or maybe you’ve made the choice to have a baby alone but are finding the process overwhelming?
TRIBE Signature Level Support groups provide a community of like minded women who are all thinking and trying to process the concerns and navigate the logistics with.
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- A private online forum
- Tons of done for you research to save you tons of time
- Emotional support for the ups and down
- Reflection exercises and content to help you process the common concerns of most women on this journey
Whether you are trying to conceive with a partner or as a single mom by choice, sometimes figuring out how to get pregnant is mind-boggling and far from romantic. There are so many decisions from choosing a sperm donor, to inseminations, IUI's, in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments. You don’t have to do this alone. I work with you on every aspect of the journey to motherhood as your guide, confidant, sounding board, mentor, life coach, emotional rock, and research partner.
Contact me to discuss the program that's right for you.
Trying to get pregnant but it’s not working? Is it time to reevaluate your next steps and contemplate egg donation or adoption?
The options and logistics can be mind boggling. I've been through infertility myself and can help you make the best decisions and resolve lingering hesitations so you can welcome your baby with an open heart. Let me guide you through your options and decisions.
A STORY OF PERSONAL TRIUMPH & UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
Motherhood Reimagined reveals what happens when we release what's expected and embrace what's possible.
This honest and informative memoir examines the issues facing both single moms by choice and any woman facing fertility issues and third party reproduction.
Motherhood Reimagined answers many questions such as: Why would someone decide to have a baby alone? How does one come to terms with not having a genetic link to her child? How can infertility be a means for personal growth and spiritual awakening?
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