Who Are Choice Moms?

2015 Survey Results Continued

This is Part 2 data of the 2015 Choice Mom survey results. The overview is here. See Part 1 data here. Age at Live Delivery Not all of the women delivered after first conception. Some of the notable numbers so far: 38 women miscarried and are still trying to become a mother — half of…

2013 Choice Moms statistics

Over the years I’ve offered a variety of demographics and polling questions (use “Who Are Choice Moms” category to learn more). Here is a partial compilation: Regarding website usage After I published the “Choosing Single Motherhood” book in 2005, I created a website and started tracking the number of visitors who found it. At the end…

How many Choice Moms are there?

When I wrote my "Choosing Single Motherhood" book in 2005, I estimated — based on available data — that more than 50,000 single American women over the age of 35 gave birth each year. Now that it is 2012, I went looking for updated statistics, from several countries.

Unmarried With Children

In a recent newspaper article, "Middle Class Trading ‘I Do’ for ‘Maybe Later,’" I was quoted talking about the economics of not having a husband (or "co-parent," as I inadvertently called it). I’m interested in hearing your thoughts on the subject.