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Less-Educated Women Have More Children. Or Is It the Other Way Around?

Time,  July 5, 2011
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It makes sense that education would impede childbearing. In nearly every country, women with more education tend to have fewer children than less-educated mothers. But new research suggests it may actually work the other way around: having more children hamstrings women's education. The research, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), investigated the obvious question about education and fertility: do more educated women have fewer kids because they're educated or because having children prevented them from going on to get more education?

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Unfortunately, this is a true story. Having less or no education, they aren't taught by anybody what <a href="">health care</a> means. What should be the parents' responsibility falls rapidly under teachers' tasks, sometimes it vice-verse, too.

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