In this study, conducted by the consultant ASAP to 1014 Spanish women aged 20 to 45 years, 18% of the interviewed women seeking maternity short-term and more than half of this group (10%) will become mothers first time. The attitude of respondents against motherhood largely responds to the "biological clock":
- Among those under 30 years of motherhood is seen as something far away (2 in 3 want to be mothers but within 5 years).
- Between 30 and 36 years of motherhood is a present reality, ie, 40% thought to be a mother soon.
- After 37 years, two of every three women has been a mother and thinks back to that.

However, sometimes the "biological clock" changes: 11% of those over 37 years still thinking of her first child and 4% see this option in the long term.

Another clue to look for a pregnant woman is having a steady partner, so 28% of married women motherhood raises short-term. On the other hand, in relation to single women, 63% raises the long-term maternal and 14% of them plan to have a child within two years.

Another fact is that women are more influenced first-time women who are already mothers: by 22% pregnancy is encouraging a friend or family and 25% were influenced by a special moment for the conception of a child, eg
25% think that a travel partner could be good time to conceive.

Finally, more than half of respondents (54%) is seen as the mother of two children although, of course, as the older woman is the percentage of this figure is lower. For 21% of women surveyed the ideal number of children would be one, for a 14% challenge is three children and only 2% seek four or more children.


The family economy is a condition "universal." Almost 40% of women interviewed had improved salary influence when considering a pregnancy. In addition, 55% of women are looking for a baby for the first time would consider working fewer hours and 31% seek a job closer to home.

On the other hand, women with a permanent contract, having a more stable situation, are more predisposed to have a child, in fact, 55% of women with first-time permanent contract have a child thinks in the short term as opposed to 27%
of those with a temporary contract.

Another curious fact which emerges from the study is that women want a short-term child care more employment than his partner and 6 of 10 delay motherhood to their partner losing his job compared to just under if he lost half his own.

In conclusion women who decide to become mothers, this desire to put before his job. In fact, 8 out of 10 women think that motherhood can influence their work and almost 9 out of 10 considered at risk their
job but only 25% temporarily postpone pregnancy for employment status.


As identified in the study who are concerned about are the women who already are mothers want to return to be either (52%). Women who think soon become new mothers are less concerned about the crisis (39%) and are those that believe in a higher percentage (27%) that the crisis will end in less than a year.

The older, more concern about the crisis: 56% of women over 37 years to feel concerned about the current economic situation, women 30 to 36 years are also concerned (47%) and to a lesser extent to women 20 to 29 years, with 41%.


A minority of women surveyed said they were really concerned about influenza A, may actually be held back when thinking about having a child. 23% of respondents looking for a son was pushed back a year. Most go ahead with its decision.


According to the study Clearblue Pregnancy planning, 79% of women surveyed have had their pregnancy in less than a year and 16% between 1 and 2 years. To achieve this goal, 2 out of 3 respondents who want to be mothers seek help in the ovulation test to discover the two most fertile days of your cycle. According to half of respondents (54%), although age may influence the determining variable for the use of ovulation test is positive and forthcoming attitude toward motherhood, ie "I want to be a mother and want to be
now. "

A curious fact which emerges is that the decision to have a child for first-time partner is 69% while for women who already have a child is a decision of the mother by 57%.

Another point to note is that 63% of the women seeking their first child would save more before the arrival of the baby and 31% of them would consider moving house or making a reform.
The 12% change of car and 22% would use to travel more, and then gets complicated. E other hand, women who have been mothers do not consider as important the economic impact of the arrival of a baby (45%) nor the need to change or alter a house (23%) but change cars (17% .)

On the other hand, 90% of respondents would consult your doctor or pharmacist in the pursuit of a pregnancy and one in two consulting his mother and her friends. The magazines are a source of information for 40% of women.