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09:14 UK time, Monday, 1 March 2010

"I was perfectly capable of setting up and running a home when I was 14, and if, say, it had been ordered differently, I might have thought 'now is the time to have a couple of children'..." - Booker prize winning novelist Hilary Mantel on why she believes women are ready to become mothers at a young age.

When teenage pregnancy is discussed in the news it's usually in the context of how to reduce the numbers of young mums. But, author Hilary Mantel has provoked some debate after she suggested in an interview that giving birth at a younger age might not be such a bad thing.
(More details - The Telegraph)

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