Fam­ily planning

TagLast edit: 27 Feb 2021 21:46 UTC by Yoav Ravid

Posts about deciding whether to have children, how many children to have, when to have children, etc. Also called parenthood decision-making.

For how to raise children once one has decided to have them, see parenting.

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Family Planning

Ra­tion­al­ity and be­ing child-free

InquilineKea20 Nov 2010 2:12 UTC
15 points
64 comments1 min readLW link

Men­tor­ing as an al­ter­na­tive to hav­ing chil­dren?

InquilineKea22 Jun 2011 23:04 UTC
6 points
18 comments1 min readLW link

Re­view: Selfish Rea­sons to Have More Kids

jsalvatier29 May 2012 18:00 UTC
33 points
260 comments4 min readLW link

Par­ent­ing and Happiness

jefftk3 Oct 2012 13:43 UTC
39 points
40 comments5 min readLW link

Equal­ity and na­tal­ism

[deleted]24 Oct 2012 15:53 UTC
18 points
106 comments1 min readLW link

Is it im­moral to have chil­dren?

jefftk22 Oct 2013 12:13 UTC
25 points
320 comments3 min readLW link

Some thoughts on hav­ing children

pianoforte6118 Jan 2014 17:26 UTC
5 points
107 comments5 min readLW link

Hap­piness and Children

Carinthium26 Jun 2014 7:36 UTC
3 points
29 comments1 min readLW link

Altru­is­tic parenting

[deleted]8 Feb 2016 11:57 UTC
3 points
22 comments3 min readLW link

Distinc­tions Between Natal­ism Positions

ozymandias19 Oct 2017 1:06 UTC
7 points
0 comments2 min readLW link


Jacob Falkovich9 Feb 2018 16:49 UTC
4 points
4 comments5 min readLW link

[Question] What was your rea­son­ing for de­cid­ing whether to raise chil­dren?

Mati_Roy15 May 2020 3:53 UTC
4 points
15 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] What was your rea­son­ing for de­cid­ing to have ‘your own’/​ nat­u­ral-birthed chil­dren?

R L21 May 2020 1:30 UTC
2 points
3 comments1 min readLW link

Anna and Oliver dis­cuss Chil­dren and X-Risk

Raemon26 Feb 2021 0:07 UTC
51 points
44 comments1 min readLW link

En­abling Children

lincolnquirk3 Mar 2021 0:02 UTC
53 points
22 comments3 min readLW link

[Question] How do you rec­on­cile the lack of choice that chil­dren have in be­ing born?

Bayu6 Apr 2021 21:29 UTC
4 points
9 comments1 min readLW link

Suc­cess­ful Men­tor­ing on Par­ent­ing, Ar­ranged Through LessWrong

21 Oct 2021 8:27 UTC
77 points
21 comments7 min readLW link

[Question] Should I de­lay hav­ing chil­dren to take ad­van­tage of poly­genic screen­ing?

Mati_Roy19 Dec 2021 6:39 UTC
54 points
51 comments1 min readLW link

Costs and benefits of am­nio­cen­te­sis for nor­mal pregnancies

braces13 May 2022 22:47 UTC
13 points
4 comments3 min readLW link
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