Having Children Can Extend Your Life

Having Children Can Extend Your Life
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Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 8:49am

Having a child could actually extend your life! A new study reveals parenthood cuts the risk of early death, especially among women.
 

Childless women were four times as likely to die at a younger age than women who gave birth to their own child and the death rate was 50-percent lower among women who adopted.  Interestingly, the prevalence of mental illness in adoptive couples was about half that of other parents.

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