Unless you’ve always wanted to have children, chances are you could imagine living another life without them.
One where you get to go to the toilet on your own, drink hot tea and do what you want on the weekend.
But being a childless woman in 2019 might not be what you think it is.
Tory Shepherd is a journalist and author of On Freedom, part of the Little Books on Big Ideas series by Melbourne University Press.
She reveals that choosing not to have children can lead to complex consequences, both personally and on a global level.