Content Tagged: parenthood

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Gen Y and Millennial women having more kids and rejecting helicopter parenting

A new study conducted in Canada suggests that the newest generation of mothers is doing things differently than the generations of women before them. They are abandoning the “helicopter parenting” style of older mothers, and having more kids than women of the previous generation. 1,633 Canadian mothers between the ages of 18 and 34 were […]

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World’s first quadruplets born from the same embryo

The world’s first quadruplets to be born from the same embryo have recently reached an important milestone having entered daycare at 14 months old. Darcy, Caroline, Elisha, and Alexis Clark made medical history when they were born on March 25, 2013. They are believed to be the first quadruplets in the world to be conceived […]

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35 and still not ready to have kids

My name is Jayla and I’m 35 years old. For the last couple of years during my yearly appointment with my doctor to get my birth control prescription refilled, she’s raised the issue of having kids. I said “yeah, I want kids in the future, but I’m not ready yet”. My doc’s response was to […]

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Poll reveals what most women want to achieve before having children

A recent poll conducted in the UK by the fertility firm OvuSense asked 1,000 currently childless women what they want to accomplish before they become mothers. Consistent with previous research on the influence of a partner on women’s childbearing decisions, the women’s top priority was to be married before having children. Other things the women […]

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