posted on Dec, 29 2013 @ 06:34 PM
Chinese one-child policy has already been relaxed and I think it is now, if one of the parents are from a one-child family themselves, they can have
It is not only the fact that the population is becoming skewed towards the old-age end of the scale, but also the skills of parenting are being lost.
This is because currently and in the past during the one-child policy some kids get brought up by their grandparents in order to allow the parents to
Often children wait until they are older, finished their education and have a few years of work under their belt before sprogging. So, now that these
grandparents are dying off, there are no parenting skills at the new grandparent level (the ones who were the parents).
Would you leave your kid with someone who had no experience at all of kids, I wouldn't.
It also means that there are fewer people to ask what to do in a 'crisis' and no support from the extended family members. Thats a scary situation for
a prospective new mum when there is noone around to ask but official doctors/nurses/midwives.
edit on 29 Dec 2013 by qmantoo because: