large families

She did it all by herself: Uganda’s mother of 42

Michael Cook | 12 July 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, large families, Uganda

The happiness of our large families

Arlette Yao | 27 February 2019 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: African fertility, education of women, Ivory Coast, large families

Mother’s Day: Lives on the table

Helen Helmers | 08 May 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: large families, Mother's Day

Breaking the “two” barrier in Germany

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Germany, large families, media neglect

The best way to respond to the holocaust?

Marcus Roberts | 02 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Holocaust, Israel, large families

A continent which loves life

Michael Cook | 03 April 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: demography, fertility, large families

No Biking in the House without a Helmet

Mary Cooney | 21 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, book reviews, large families
A rollicking account of a large and unusual family.

Another (much nicer) family portrait from Quebec

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: large families, Quebec
In response to my post, A Quebec Family Portrait, Quebecer Georges Allaire writes, "Not all Quebec families fit present standards."

‘Go forth and multiply’ - Hasidic matriarch leaves 2000 descendants

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: large families, media, religion
Here’s a nice change. Usually it is Christian families causing a sensation by having extra large families (Remember the Duggar family of Arkansas? More about them later.) But this story in the New York Times is about a Hasidic Jewish woman who died last month aged 93 leaving probably 2000 living descendants.

19 kids and counting

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Christian, large families, United States
We have featured a couple of very large families on MercatorNet -- a New Zealand family with 14 children and a Spanish family with 15 (now 16) -- but both are outstripped by the Duggar family of Tontitown, Arkansas.

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