"Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever 

to have your heart go walking around outside your body." 

~Elizabeth Stone

The purpose of this study is to examine the many ways people think about and want to create their future families. 

The second wave of the study has begun. It consists of an online survey that will take approximately 10-30 minutes to complete. To qualify for the study you had to have participated in the original of the study. 

This study was been approved by the Pennsylvania State University IRB #STUDY00001200 &  STUDY00007040.

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