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Content Tagged: family

Study shows children with one parent just as happy as those with two

A recent study provides evidence that children living with one parent are as happy as those living with two parents – findings that are likely to provide relief to those individuals considering sole support parenthood. The study was conducted in the UK by researchers from NatCen Social Research and was recently presented at the British […]

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Taking out a loan to build our family

Chad and I have been married for 7 years. We recently had our 35th birthdays. We have been trying to get pregnant for the last 5 years and are pretty desperate to have a baby before we’re too old. After having two first trimester miscarriages, our family doctor referred us to the local fertility clinic. […]

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A snap choice? Research shows childless couples make decision after one conversation

New research sheds some light on how couples make the decision to remain child-free. The study was conducted at Middlesex University in the UK and surveyed 75 childless women over age 35 who did not want children. The results showed that approximately 36% of the respondents had decided not to have children after just one […]

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Should I or shouldn’t I? Uncertain about motherhood

My name is Agnes, and I am a 39 year old married woman. When people ask me the questions, “When are you going to have children? You want them, don’t you?” my answer is different every time. Sometimes I answer with a joke, like, “Yeah, I guess I’d better get on with it if I […]

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