What Explains the Sudden, Nearly Universal Female Aversion to Child-Bearing? Ladies?

Paules had this post about Russia’s demographic death spiral and I recently read an article stating that college-educated American women have a fertility rate of only 1.6, which is little better than China’s 1.54 with its one-child policy. Note comments 12 and 13 in Paules thread, and that a birth rate of 2.11 per woman is necessary to avoid a societal contraction and collapse.

So the question is, since in biologi…

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