For some people the main concern that they have is the age gap of the children but the number of children they have. Even if you are a hard worker if you have twenty mouths to feed it will drive you nuts just as having one child in the family and also having no job. It’s a nightmare for some people to raise their family because there’s just too many to take care of.
The age and number of the children largely out numbers that of the disposable income of the household.
In fact some families resort to putting their children up for adoption not because they don’t love them but because they do and they don’t want them to suffer so much.
It is sad when you think about how it could’ve been prevented by simple family planning. Some people are afraid to understand family planning because there had been no real attempts to study how it works and for who it works for. Some people remain ignorant to the fact just can’t say no. The responsibility of family planning not only falls into the hands of couples in marriage but also young people who engage in pre-marital sexual acts.
Birth control methods and options should be known to them to prevent teenage pregnancy.
Birth control should be more than just something that we use to prevent pregnancy.
It should also be a responsibility that we are willing to carry on until we retire and we should take part in educating children about the importance of proper spacing.