Increasing numbers of women waste precious child-rearing years in de facto relationships and end up partnerless as their fertility declines.
The gadget could be a godsend in a country where a growing number of young people find child-rearing too burdensome.
Although it is true that much of the burden of child-rearing seems to fall on schools.
She particularly likes Steve Biddulph's books on child-rearing because he makes it clear that it's OK to make mistakes.
Some demanded 24-hour free child care, others suggested communal child-rearing or greater community responsibility for children.