Has fertility declined in recent decades?


PURPOSE OF REVIEW Over the last decade, a number of studies have been published on whether fertility has declined. The purpose of this article is to review the trends in fertility rates and assess how biological, behavioural, social and environmental factors affect fertility rates. RECENT FINDINGS The average total fertility rate (TFR) in Europe is down… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/GCO.0b013e32835213f1