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Watch: Why more couples are choosing a child-free life

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More American couples are purposefully choosing to not have children, and the U.S. birthrate reflects this trend, in part, given it declined 9% from 2007 to 2011 and is currently at the “lowest in recorded American history,” Time magazine’s Lauren Sandler writes in this week’s cover story.

Time’s Radhika Jones joined Morning Joe on Thursday to discuss Sandler’s story and the reasons behind why couples are choosing a child-free life.

Watch: Why more couples are choosing a child-free life

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