Media Mentions

Since the SMC organization was founded in 1981, we have been featured in many magazine and newspaper articles, tv segments, blogs, and podcasts. Below is a listing of some of the best ones. Enjoy!

Season 2, Episode 2: A Conversation with Jane Mattes
Mocha SMC Podcast
July 19, 2021

These single women decided to get pregnant. The pandemic convinced them. 
The Lily
May 3, 2021

Podcast: Single Mothers by Choice
Therapy Rocks! 
December 1, 2020

5 Things to Know if You Want to Become a Single Parent by Choice
November 1, 2020

Portraits of Single Moms by Choice
The New York Times
May 5, 2020

Single or a Single Parent? Here’s How to Prepare for the Coronavirus
The New York Times
April 15, 2020

Single parents struggle to home-school and work as their support systems disappear
The Washington Post
March 27, 2020

Getting Pregnant Was a Challenge. Then the Coronavirus Happened
The New York Times
March 22, 2020

Interview with Jane Mattes, founder of Single Mothers by Choice (SMC)
Feb. 4, 2020
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Going Solo: 5 Single Moms Talk Divorce. IVF & Being The Breadwinner
Oct. 21, 2019

Despite High Costs, More Women are Interested in Single Mothers by Choice
The Wall Street Journal
June 29, 2019

Parenting without a partner: Single moms redefine modern family
ABC News (Video)
April 24, 2019

Single Mom by Choice: An IVF Journey
Penn Medicine
Feb. 4, 2019

Becoming a Single Parent by Choice
Jan. 28, 2019

Questions You Must Ask When Choosing Donor Sperm
May, 2018

Children in single-mother-by-choice families do just as well as those in two-parent families
Science Daily
July 5, 2017

Single Mothers by Choice: Mother–Child Relationships and Children’s Psychological Adjustment
Journal of Family Psychology
Feb. 11, 2016

Fathers Can Be Valuable, but Not Indispensable
The New York Times
June 4, 2013

Coping: A Single Mothers Helpers
The New York Times
May 10, 1998

Single Mothers, by Choice, On the Increase
The New York Times
May 12, 1996

Single Mothers by Choice: Perils and Joys 
The New York Times
May 2, 1983


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