Do Childless Couples Live Longer?
We know you love your kids (now, hopefully, out of the house), but there must have been a few times during those toddler tantrums and teenager drama years that you wondered why you had kids to begin with. Well, we’ve finally got that answer!
A new study from Denmark, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, actually found that couples with children live longer than couples without children. According to their research, the premature death rate for childless couples was actually two to four times higher than couples who had children.
The study analyzed about 21,000 couples during 1994 to 2008, who had planned to have children via in vitro fertilization. Read more