Photo of family with PMC logo, URL, and caption A 2016 study in 35 developing countries showed that children born into families with four or fewer children had an average life expectancy that was 3.1 years longer than other children. Change her story.

A 2016 study showed that in 35 developing countries, children born into smaller families (1 to 4 children) had a higher life expectancy than those born into large families (5+ children). On average, life expectancy was 3.1 years longer for children born into small families.

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