First-time mums in Singapore are older, more educated

For public relations manager Amanda Moey and lawyer Joel Tan, the pandemic did not derail their desire to have more children.
For public relations manager Amanda Moey and lawyer Joel Tan, the pandemic did not derail their desire to have more children.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - Women are getting older and more educated by the time they have their first child.

The median age of such mothers was 31 last year, up from 30.5 in 2015.

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