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Wednesday, September 21, 2005
  Mon Deu! Breed for Hearth and Home
Telegraph | News | Middle-class French mothers will be paid to start le baby boom: "Middle-class French women are to be offered cash incentives to have third babies amid growing concern that too few children are being born to professional couples.

Although France's fertility rate of 1.9 for each couple is relatively high among European countries, family lobbyists are dismayed by a fall in the number of babies born to better-educated women.

The government will announce its proposals on Thursday when Dominique de Villepin, the prime minister and the father of three children, presides at a conference on family life. A big increase in allowances has been widely predicted.

France's National Union of Family Associations (Unaf), which is playing a key role in shaping policy, says the figure should be set at up to £700 a month for women with three children, double the present maximum, and fixed according to the woman's salary."
 
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