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Childless by choice - and happy?

Ada Slivinski | 17 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: childlessness, happiness
Even if it's a free choice, not having kids may leave you less contented.

Taking the “mother” out of Mother Earth News

Harley J. Sims | 04 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: childlessness, environmentalism, nature
An article on living childfree seems an odd choice for a back to nature magazine.

USA’s childless women

Marcus Roberts | 28 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childlessness, extra-marital birth, fertility, USA

Chief medical officer warns British women

Shannon Roberts | 23 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Britain, childlessness, fertility rate

More governments are worried about fertility rates

Shannon Roberts | 14 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childlessness, fertility rates, United Nations

The childfree life - hurray?

Shannon Roberts | 17 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childlessness, fertility
Is life really better without those pesky anklebiters?

The childless twenty-somethings

Marcus Roberts | 30 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childlessness, economic crisis, society
Economic and social pressures are creating an upward shift in the age at which couples are having children.

Childless by choice - a decision you may live to regret

Mariette Ulrich | 30 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, childlessness, demographic decline
Hot yoga and shopping trips to New York won't sustain you when you're eighty-plus and lying in a resthome.

The desire to never have children

Katie Hinderer | 01 July 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: childlessness, children, Millennials, relationships

More US women 40 and childless

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 June 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childlessness, education, United States
Nearly one in five American women ends her childbearing years without having borne a child, compared with one in ten in the 1970s, the Pew Research Centre reports. Practically the only group of women less likely to be childless now compared with about two decades ago are those with advanced degrees.

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