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Amber Heard chose to be a single mother. Why some women argue that having a kid alone has advantages.

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Amber Heard Updates: Amber Heard, who plays Aquaman, shocked her fans on July 2 when she revealed that she had given birth to her first child, a girl called Oonagh, three months prior.

More unexpected was the fact that Heard, who was previously married to Johnny Depp, stated that Oonagh was hers alone during the parenting process — she had no romantic or other relationship.

The actress stated in the caption of an Instagram photo of herself cradling her kid, “I now realize how radical it is for us as women to think about one of the most fundamental things. I hope we get to a stage where it’s considered normal not to desire a ring in order to have a crib.”

Heard is far from the first woman who has decided to go it alone when it comes to parenthood. For many, the knowledge is invaluable — and it’s all about paving their own route to motherhood. Jane Mattes, a psychotherapist in New York City, created the organization Single Mothers by Choice in 1981 to assist such mothers and fathers.

The term was developed by the organization to describe women who decide to become mothers knowing that they will be the lone mother or father of their kid, at least at first. Jane Mattes, a psychotherapist in New York City, created the organization Single Mothers by Choice in 1981 to assist such mothers and fathers.

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The term was developed by the organization to describe women who decide to become mothers knowing that they will be the lone mother or father of their kid, at least at first.

Mattes founded the organization after deciding to become a mother or father at the age of 36. Her son’s biological father wished her well and said she would make a “wonderful parent,” but he didn’t have to be a father. Mattes, on the other hand, was ecstatic at the idea of raising a child.

Mattes tells Yahoo Life, “I was really loving being a parent, and I realized at my age, especially back then, that if I hadn’t had him when I did, my chances of becoming a mom were limited.” “I needed to find the perfect person and attempt to conceive. I felt it was a wonderful miracle, and I was fortunate to have this opportunity.”