A baby means bliss, love and the proxy immortality that comes from passing your genes down to the next generation. Cortisol, a stress hormone, is present in much higher levels in the blood of overworked, overanxious people—parents among them. And together they can weaken the immune system, raise blood pressure and otherwise tax health. That, however, is not all there is to it, and when it comes to the impact that raising children has on parental life expectancy, the science is not unanimous.
Save This Event
Do the Child-Free Live Longer? | Time
Nude Let's Play. Tickle or fuck my pussy my Lush is On! Ohmibod is ON! C2C 5! Fountain Squirt each 30 each Goal! Ride Dildo 20! Request ask me!
Do the Child-Free Live Longer?
This blog post draws on data and research discussed in our entry on Life Expectancy and Child Mortality. An automated translation of this article into Spanish is available here: ourworldindata. Everywhere in the world women live longer than men — but this was not always the case. Why do women live so much longer than men today, and why has this advantage increased over time?