Unwed mums by choice: More single women in Singapore going abroad for IVF

Despite the stigma, more single women in Singapore are going abroad for IVF


Thirty-five-year-old Isabelle, who runs a dance enrichment school, has always longed to have a child of her own.

But though she had been in a six-year relationship, things did not work out. With marriage looking unlikely in the near future as she edged closer to her mid-30s, she began looking into ways of getting pregnant on her own two years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 03, 2019, with the headline 'Unwed mums by choice'. Subscribe