• Kyodo, Staff Report

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A survey has found that three-quarters of parents cite economic and social obstacles to having a second child.

The poll released last month by a Tokyo-based organization called 1 more Baby that encourages couples to become parents, found that 86.5 percent feel they can’t afford two children and 64.7 percent of full-time working mothers cited “work reasons” as discouraging them from having a second child.

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