Monday, March 3, 2008

Why many couple wants to have a child?

Raising a family may be the most enjoyable and rewarding of many people's lives, as a couple they want to have a child that can part of their family. Children can be a source of pleasure, pride and comfort. They are the only source of support for elderly parents in countries without a social security system. There are many reason why the couple want to have a child, some of these are: couple needs to have many children to ensure that at least a few will survive to take care of them when they are old. Where there is little opportunity for upward mobility, children give status in society, express parental creativity, and provide a sense of continuity and accomplishment otherwise missing from life. Often children are a source of current income and help with household chores. In much of the developing world, small children tend domestic animals and younger siblings, fetch water, gather firewood, help grow crop, or sell in the market place. Parental desire for children rather than an unmet need for contraceptives may be the most important factor in population growth in many cases.

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