Why do some S'pore couples want to be child-free?

Ms Phoebe Rae Tan with her partner Lucas Cheng (left) and engaged couple Melissa Then and Joshua Ng.
Ms Phoebe Rae Tan with her partner Lucas Cheng (left) and engaged couple Melissa Then and Joshua Ng.PHOTOS: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Ms Phoebe Rae Tan was 18 when she decided that she would never become a mother.

The 21-year-old public relations executive, who has been dating her partner for almost three years, is now seeking permanent sterilisation.

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