[Two moments in the demographic transition].

In 20 years Mexico has reduced its fertility rate by 1/2 going from 7.5 in 1966 to 3.8 children/women in 1986. The decline in fertility levels is due to the national family planning program (NFPP). Historically, demographic transitions have accompanied structural changes in the status of women, the family and society. In Mexico, there are 2 significant… (More)