“Hello Vanessa, I have two questions that I hope you might be able to answer. I have decided to be a single mother to my future child by insemination, do you have any tips on how to deal with telling your family members about the father and just how to deal with the pressure and judgment of those who don’t believe in this type of pregnancy? My second question is that I live with my sisters who are supportive of this but I feel that once I have the baby they will want to take control and start treating it as there own and not just be the aunt, is there anyway to get it across that I love them but just want them as an aunt roll in my baby’s life? Thank you so much on this, I am so worried about doing this on my own and can’t find much information on this and any help and support would be appreciated.” – Denise
- Getting confident about your decisions
- Playing devil’s advocate
- Discussing the role of friends and family
- Finding support
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