Record Breaking: These Days Women Over Thirty Tend To Reproduce More Than Younger Women
February 14, 2019 17:41 By Fabiosa
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The requirements of childbirth considerably depend on the cash flow of the parents. Hospital bills and the basic needs of the child must be met, and the supposed ‘basic’ needs involve costly items and bills.
According to Kasey Buckles, who is an economist at the University of Notre, people should contemplate seeing modern kids as ‘consumer durables,’ which classifies them as cars, washing machines, and refrigerators.
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The unusual classification indicates that children are expensive to have and care for, and that it all boils down to the economy.
Inflation is one of the major factors of the backslide in the rate of reproduction.
The increase in the rate of procreation among women between 30 and 34 years of age is because they have more financial capabilities than younger women.
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The reason is that young people are bombarded with debts, student loans, unemployment, and the likes, thus they are not yet accomplished and ready for the responsibilities that come with having a child.
For the betterment of procreation, there should be general policies that promote authorized paid salaries to parents on leave.
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These days, most of the pregnancy cases in younger women are not planned. However, the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has amplified the availability of contraception.
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The effect of the economic factor on conception is alarming. The problem stems from the financial a nation's system. The only probable solution is to ensure an economic growth that agrees with the demands of childbirth and care.
Although this is likely take a long while, it is a glimmer of hope to the younger generation who want to be parents.