Babies & careers: What will the impact of SA's childbirth trends be?

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Researchers say the fewer children women tend to have, the wealthy they can get and the wealthy they get, the less inclined they are to have children.
Researchers say the fewer children women tend to have, the wealthy they can get and the wealthy they get, the less inclined they are to have children.

Covid-19 has led many women around the world to reassess childbirth. Ticking biological clock or not, researchers have found that current financial considerations and the prospect of future difficulties mean many women prefer to climb the corporate ladder or find other ways of securing their incomes before having babies. 

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