Developmental influences on fertility decisions by women: an evolutionary perspective.

@article{Coall2016DevelopmentalIO,
  title={Developmental influences on fertility decisions by women: an evolutionary perspective.},
  author={David A Coall and M Tickner and Lisa S McAllister and P Diane Sheppard},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={371 1692},
  pages={20150146}
}
Developmental environments are crucial for shaping our life course. Elements of the early social and biological environments have been consistently associated with reproduction in humans. To date, a strong focus has been on the relationship between early stress, earlier menarche and first child birth in women. These associations, found predominately in high… CONTINUE READING