We’re starting to see how the pandemic affected births in the US

Source CNN

Remember that pandemic baby boom some thought we’d see about nine months after coronavirus lockdowns swept across the US?

Well, as experts predicted, so far it seems to be shaping up to be more of a baby bust.

New data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics on Wednesday doesn’t paint the full picture, but it gives us a glimpse of what’s going on. The birth rate in the United States fell in the last quarter of 2020, decreasing significantly — more than 6% — from the same time period the previous year.

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