Why do millennials don’t want babies? And having kids is really expensive.
Finances are one of the top reasons American millennials aren’t having kids or are having fewer kids than they considered ideal.
Is it normal to be terrified of having kids? This fear, also known as tokophobia, can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. A fear of childbirth is sometimes called tokophobia, or it can be appear as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder in cases where it is triggered by a traumatic event like an earlier life-threatening childbirth experience.
Are millennials waiting to have kids? According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, more and more adults — specifically millennials — say they do not plan to have kids. The report explained that birth rates began dropping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What is the fear of childbirth called? For a very small number of women, fear of childbirth can become overwhelming. This is called tokophobia. Sometimes the fear is so intense that women may avoid having babies altogether.