More women aged between 30 to 34 are having babies than younger women, research finds

It seems the amount of younger women having babies has dropped, as researchers have found that more women aged between 30 and 34 are having babies. This is the first time this has happened in history.

Kasey Buckles, an economist at the University of Notre Dame, told NPR’s Planet Money that while fertility rates naturally dip during recessions (children are expensive), but hasn’t bounced back after the last global recession in 2008 occurred.

So, why is this?

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