Single Parents

Single Motherhood through Adoption or Sperm Donation

Single Parents

Single Motherhood through Adoption or Sperm DonationWomen and men choose single parenthood for many reasons, but the most common is that they want to be a parent and they have not found the right partner. What they share is a strong desire for parenthood. Their families can be formed through adoption or through fertility treatment.

Single parents face unique challenges in adoption, but it is possible, and Creating a Family has many resources on adopting as a single mother or father.  A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:

Infertility Treatment as a Single Parent

Single women may use donor sperm (with or without artificial insemination) and single men may use donor egg with surrogacy. Creating a Family has many resources on becoming a single parent via sperm or egg donation. A few we think you will find particularly helpful are:

Many more Creating a Family interviews with experts, blogs, and fact sheets on single parenthood can be found at the icons below.

Additional Resources

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Creating a Family Radio Shows on Single Parents

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Creating a Family Blogs on Single Parents

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Creating a Family Factsheets, Tips on Single Parents