choice mother
 n.— «These days, American fatherhood has yet another hostile force to contend with: artificial insemination.…More ordinary “choice mothers,” as many single women using AI now call themselves, are usually not openly hostile to fathers, but they boast a language of female empowerment that implicitly trivializes men’s roles in children’s lives. The term “choice mothers” frames AI as a matter of women’s reproductive rights. Only the woman’s decision making—or intention—carries moral weight. Similarly, advocates often cite the benefits of single motherhood’s freedom from “donor interference.”» —“The Incredible Shrinking Father” by Kay S. Hymowitz City Journal (New York City) Spring, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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