Fertility Notes - Fertility Notes the rate of reproduction if you had two babies your fertility rate is two fecundity the ability to have a child

Fertility Notes - Fertility Notes the rate of reproduction...

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Fertility Notes the rate of reproduction if you had two babies, your fertility rate is two fecundity - the ability to have a child infecundity - sterility why have babies? biological imperative, human sex drive is strong, even dating back all through history, our desire to have sex is a by product, kin relations are rewarding, motivated to protect our kin b/c kin contains our genes, breastfeeding releases oxytocin, cuddle hormone study on hadza find that married men who have children bring home the most meat other people respect b/c what they don't use they share with others social norms: people accept you when you follow norms pros: happy family cons: cannot go out as much, sleep deprivation, expensive theoretical fertility: how many children could a woman have if she reproduced continuously from age 18-45? 35 children (not likely tho)

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