"Overly fertile" foreign mothers and older women behind biggest baby boom since 1962


"Overly fertile" foreign mothers and older women behind biggest baby boom since 1962

“Overly fertile” foreign mothers and middle-aged women behind biggest baby boom since 1962

8:36 AM on 14th July 2011

Increase: The average number of children in each family in Britain is now 2.0

Increase: The average number of children in each family in Britain is now 2.0

Nearly half of babies are born out of wedlock

Incentive: Women have been encouraged to have more children through more generous maternity and paternity deals

Incentive: Women have been encouraged to have more children through more generous maternity and paternity deals