20% of parents have missed the birth of their child

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 9:45 am
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A study of 2000 parents discovered that 20% of people admitted to missing their child’s birth. Common excuses were traffic delays, work commitments and being out of the country.

10% have missed the arrival of 2 or more of their children.
42% of dads missed the baby’s birth by a matter of minutes.
10% of absences occurred because the mum didn’t want the baby’s father in the room.
40% admitted they would forgive their partner for missing the birth due to unforeseen circumstances

So Bec and Jeziel wanted to know, did you miss the birth of your child? Their listener poll found that 37% of the 98five family have missed the birth of their child.

Did you miss the birth of your child? Let us know by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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