Single women can choose to have a baby alone with the help of fertility treatment. By having IVF or IUI treatment with donor sperm, it is possible to become a biological mother without needing a male partner. However, we understand that there is a lot to consider before making this decision. That is why we’ve prepared a collection of valuable information and resources to help single women who are ready to start a family, available to download for free.
Did you know?
Single parent families make up a quarter of families in the UK, 90% of which are single mothers
The most common age for a single woman to have fertility treatment is 40 – 42 years old
Single parents are entitled to financial support, such as tax credits and childcare subsidies
According to the HFEA, more single women are having fertility treatment than ever before
“I would tell women who are considering becoming single mothers that they are not alone. I think that discovering that we all have the same fears and that there are lots of different ways of being a mother helps enormously.”
─ Maria, 44, IVI patient and a single mother by choice