In the past, having kids was simply taken for granted. It was just a thing a person did, like going to college or getting a job.

But now, in the face of rising costs and environmental degradation, more and more millennials and zoomers are questioning whether they should become parents at all.

On this episode, Commonweal editor Dominic Preziosi is joined by Rachel Wiseman and Anastasia Berg, editors at The Point and co-authors of What Are Children For? On Ambivalence and Choice

They explain (and lament) how having kids has become so highly politicized in our culture, and offer suggestions for how to make better decisions about becoming a parent.  

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“We’re not going to tell you whether or not to have kids. We want to help you make a free, informed choice.”
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