Families saving money by having less children

Families saving money by having less children

The recession is cutting out more than just that second car or the odd trip to the cinema.

According to the Irish Examiner, families are cutting back on having more children…

Almost two in five mothers have blamed the recession for their decision not to have any more children.

Of the 39% of women who decided against increasing the size of their families, one in five were adamant that a further pregnancy had been ruled out.

There are other interesting issues with the use of credit cards and moneylenders too.

You can read the full article here on the Irish Examiner website here:


The research was done by Amarach Research in conjunction with eumom.ie.

You can read the original research presentation here:



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