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No, you aren’t imagining all those strollers. There are more moms

More women in the U.S., especially older single ones, are having babies

IN A REVERSAL OF A DECADES-LONG trend, more women in the U.S. are choosing to have children, and they’re making bigger families. An analysis of recent U.S. Census figures by Pew Research

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