In a survey of British, American, and German parents, it was found that the happiness that came with the birth of a first child typically reached a high point just before the birth and in the immediate time around it before settling back to pre-child levels.

The same thing happened with the second child, although the spike was less pronounced.

Third children had absolutely no positive effects associated with their arrival, and there were even trends that suggested a downward spiral in happiness in the time after the birth.

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  1. athena Reply

    Well, of course, they have three kids! They're tired.

  2. Blair Reply

    Is there a correlation between happiness and how much you post about your kid on Facebook? Can someone tell my friends, please?

  3. Paulina Reply

    But grandmas like myself are SO happy with a third child.

  4. cats for life Reply

    lol

  5. Duggar Reply

    HA. This seems like bogus science.

  6. Vicki Reply

    Everyone is different

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In a survey of British, American, and German parents, it was found that the happiness that came with the birth of a first child typically reached a high point just before the birth and in the immediate time around it before settling back to pre-child levels.

The same thing happened with the second child, although the spike was less pronounced.

Third children had absolutely no positive effects associated with their arrival, and there were even trends that suggested a downward spiral in happiness in the time after the birth.

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