This week Cheryl suggested she wouldn’t rule out having another baby following the birth of her two-year-old son Bear, and alluded to the idea of using a sperm donor.
So is solo parenting the future? The number of women turning to fertility treatment and going it alone has increased by a third in the last two years.
Author Genevieve Roberts’s book ‘Going Solo’ reveals all about her sperm donor experience. Genevieve says she couldn’t be more grateful for her 11-month-old daughter and believes there’s nothing wrong with a child growing up with a single parent.
Meanwhile journalist Hilary Freeman says it’s selfish for women to choose to have a baby alone and admits she would never even considered starting a family without a partner by her side.