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 you here.

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5 Questions To Ask Before You Give Up On Marriage and Having A BABY Alone

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…

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What are the legal and emotional implications of using a known sperm or egg donor? What are the risks of using my friend to be my sperm donor?

Should My Friend Be My Sperm Donor?

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…

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Natural Approaches to Improve Fertility

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…

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How should I choose a sperm donor or egg donor?

6 Archetypes for Choosing a Sperm Donor

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…

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How Did I Choose My Sperm Donor

How did I choose my sperm donor in a way that uniquely matched my personality and priorities.

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6 Reasons You Didn’t Even Realize That You Need A ‘Fertility Doula’

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…

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How the Donor Origins Conversation Is Really Going With My Son — I Never Expected This!

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…

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Break the Decision-Making Spiral

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…

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Choosing A Sperm Bank? Overview of Sperm Bank Policies

When I was choosing my sperm donor, I naively assumed that the sperm bank policies would be roughly the same across all banks. I got a few recommendations about what sperm banks other people had used and chose the one that had the most useful information about the specific donors. I did not, however, spend…

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Taking The Leap To Single Motherhood?

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?

Fertility Doula

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.

What's Next?

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.
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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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Demystify Sperm Banks

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE & WORKSHEET Learn about Open ID policies, pricing, genetic testing, what information is available for each donor & more. Save yourself hours of time and heartache and get the guide now.

Motherhood Reimagined

WHEN BECOMING A MOTHER DOESN'T GO AS PLANNED Travel with me to the moments when I decided to take the leap to becoming a single mother via sperm donation and the moment I opened to the possibility of egg donation.

Starting The Donor Conversation

WORRIED ABOUT HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT SPERM DONORS? Don't let the donor origins conversation freak you out. Get these simple tips about how best to explain donor origins with kids. Plus comprehensive reading list for every kind of family. A guide you can use over and over with family, schools, and your child.

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