I struggled a lot with the single-woman fears before pulling the trigger, so to speak, but now that I'm on my way and actually pregnant, I am more confident than ever that I made the right decision.
I just wanted to reach out here and say that if you really want to be a mom, partnered or not, don't wait and just go for it. You'll regret never having children more than you will wasting your time trying to be "normal" like so much of society pushes you to be. The pressure is invisible. It's your life, your baby and your choices. Be brave and go have the child you always wanted, no matter what anyone says. Even your mothers. ;)
Good luck to all.
So our insurance doesn't cover "infertility" treatments - we tried telling them that we have been "trying" to get pregnant for years! And for some reason, my wife and I can't get pregnant. LOL! I'm being facetious. Anyway, since it's cheaper to not go to a doctor; we are going to attempt at-home insemination with our donor sperm. We are using 13500. After a lot of research, purchase and use of ovulation kits (two different kinds), basal thermometer, The Stork (insemination tool...aka turkey baster) and polling our friends who have recently given birth (through the use of a doctor), we purchased our vials and we will be trying this week. I'm old AF (42) but very healthy except for weight (no meds, no conditions, active, very regular periods). I was told I have the same chances as all the other women (all ages) trying to get pregnant. I'll keep you posted.