Resources

PODCAST: The impact of single parenting

There has been a wide variety of emotions and viewpoints about the impact of single parenting on kids. In this one-hour Choice Chat radio show, from 2010, I talked with two experts about the impact it can have on a child to grow up without a father: Peggy Drexler, author of Raising Boys Without Men. See my Q&A…

PODCAST: Choice Mom Stories

Over the years I have talked with many single women about their Choice Mom journeys for the Choice Chat podcast and/or radio show. Here are some of these Choice Mom stories. LORI GOTTLIEB: Settle for Mr. Good Enough? After Choice Mom Lori Gottlieb wrote in Atlantic Monthly that perhaps settling for Mr. Good Enough might have been…

PODCAST: Holistic fertility

How can yoga, massage, acupuncture and nutrition have an impact on fertility? We heard answers about holistic fertility from a team at Pulling Down the Moon. The panel spoke at our Chicago-based event. They also explained food allergies, the do’s and don’ts of exercise and caffeine, what the acupuncture experience should be, and how to reduce daily…

PODCAST: Relieving newborn baby mom stress

Two strong Choice Chat radio shows about relieving newborn baby mom stress. PEDIATRICIAN Especially if you are a new mom, single parents need stress-relief strategies and energy boosts. Noted pediatrician Dr. Robert Sears, a spokesperson for Happy Baby, offered in my December 2009 radio show tips for relieving the stress of being a newborn baby mom. He…

PODCAST: Finding a doula

How do you pick a birth coach, and what can they offer pre- and post-delivery? In this radio show, which I produced in 2010, we talk about finding a doula. We hear the wonderful story of four Choice Moms who delivered two babies in 24 hours with the coaching of the same single mother by…

Choice Chat PODCAST

Thanks to long-time Choice Mom sponsor Seattle Sperm Bank (formerly European Sperm Bank of USA) we have maintained access to our Choice Chat podcast, featuring more than 50 interviews on topics of interest to the single mother by choice community. Find a full listing of podcasts by topic area. Find individualized information about each podcast.

NEW: Choice Moms in Canada

Toronto babies

Our latest eguide is dedicated to the large numbers of women in Canada who are seeking options for creating a family on their own. This 30-page eguide about Choice Moms in Canada includes a lot of great information. Sponsor Outreach Health Services offers many pages of insight into the donor selection process, including questions to ask yourself and…