Trying

Trying to Conceive (TTC) or Adopt can be a stressful time. There are so many potential ups and downs in the process.

About half the members of Single Mothers by Choice are thinkers and tryers who are going through a similar journey. They have a wealth of information about resources and strategies, and can be a unique and invaluable support.

We will provide you with a network of women who are going through the same things as you are via our lively 24/7 private online discussion Forum and/or local chapter meetings. On the Forum you can learn about and discuss planning to Conceive or Adopt,  as well as the details of Trying to Conceive or Adopt. You can ask and find answers to the many questions you have from those in the same cycle, or those who share your due date, as well as from those ahead of you.

We encourage you to join SMC so that you have access to the abundance of information, experience, wisdom, and support of our members while you are trying to become a mother.

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Latest Posts About Trying

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  • At this time of year, SMC usually sees a pop in new members joining the SMC organization, perhaps due to New Year’s resolutions, or maybe just because it’s the start of a new year. And the biggest question for maybe-SMCs (who we call “Thinkers”) is often, “How can I do this? Or, “Can I do…

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“To me, being an SMC means taking the courageous step to fulfill your dreams. The support, empowerment, and honest advice I received from other SMCs gave me the courage to take this step, and when I look into my baby's eyes, I know it's the best decision I've ever made.”

– Nikita Parsons