Fathers Matter: More Evidence on their Importance

Scientists concerned with the increasing incidence of early onset puberty have discovered a disturbing correlation:
Girls who grew up without a biological father are twice as likely to get their period before age 12
This is important because, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, “the health consequences of earlier onset of puberty are myriad:” ranging from a higher risk of depression in early adolescence to risk-taking behaviors such as alcohol use, smoking, drug use, and early sexual activity.
Longer term, as adults they’re at a higher risk for obesity, Type 2 diabetes and breast cancer.
While research points to other contributing

Read more at The Independent Institute