Since the beginning of the 20th century, the global birth rate has increased sharply. However, recently, the birth rate in America is on the decline. Threats of economic, environmental, and even racial changes have many people asking if it’s smart to have children.
On Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, “Procreation Debate: Is it Smart to Have Children?” Dr. Phil’s panel of guests weighs in on this hotly debated topic. Watch here.

In the Dr. Phil Digital Exclusive video above, audience members share their views on having children and what they believe makes a family. Plus, Dr. Phil shares his thoughts.
Watch more of the engaging conversation on Tuesday. Check local listings to see where you can tune in.

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