Older parents;Child file;The week in education;Briefing;News amp; Opinion

12th November 1999 at 00:00
THE AVERAGE age for women giving birth has risen from 28.9 in 1998 to 30.1 in 1999, says the Office for National Statistics. A survey on fatherhood found that 80 per cent of 16 to 24-year-olds want children before they are 30.

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