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When three kids are still not enough

More couples are having four or more children. That won't shift the needle on baby numbers, but might act as a nudge to others to value parenting.

Growing up, Mrs Sabrina Quek, 37, always yearned for a large family.

"I have only a younger brother and I felt a bit lonely growing up in a small family," she said. "So I told myself I want to have at least four children. I like even numbers and each child will have a playmate."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 26, 2018, with the headline 'When three kids are still not enough'. Print Edition | Subscribe