Baby boom or baby bust?

2021

  • COVID-19 Accelerates Existing Decline in Fertility Rates – news report

https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2021/06/covid-19-accelerates-existing-decline-fertility-rates/ June 23

  • Baby Boom or Bust? The Covid pandemic seems to have caused a birth dearth. Historically, how have countries responded to falling birthrates? – news report

https://www.historytoday.com/archive/history-matters/baby-boom-or-bust?utm_source=pocket-newtab-global-en-GB June

  • California is seeing a COVID baby bust – news

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-05-24/obamacare-made-iuds-affordable-one-reason-behind-californias-covid-baby-bust May 24

  • Britain’s falling birthrate will damage our society – and it’s not just Covid to blame – commentary

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/20/britain-falling-birthrate-covid-pandemic-conservatives-removed-support-for-parents April 20

  • COVID disrupts contraception services, leads to 1.4 million unintended pregnancies, says UNFPA = news article

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/03/1087082 March 11

  • Global Baby Drought of Covid-19 Crisis Risks Population Crunch – news article

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-14/global-baby-drought-of-covid-19-crisis-risks-population-crunch March 14

  • A baby bust … then a boom? Fertility clinics report spike in egg freezing – news article

https://www.today.com/health/fertility-clinics-report-spike-egg-freezing-during-pandemic-t210893 March 14

  • Pandemic blamed for falling birth rates across much of Europe – news article

https://www.ft.com/content/bc825399-345c-47b8-82e7-6473a1c9a861 March 10

  • A COVID-19 “Baby Bust”? Birth Rates Appear To Be Falling Due To The Pandemic – news article

https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/a-covid19-baby-bust-birth-rates-appear-to-be-falling-due-to-the-pandemic/ March 10

  • The Covid-19 Baby Bust Is Here – news article

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-covid-19-baby-bust-is-here-11614853803 March 4

  • Coronavirus Hasn’t Lead To The Baby Boom That Was Anticipated, According To A New Study news article

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicebroster/2021/02/03/coronavirus-hasnt-lead-to-the-baby-boom-that-was-anticipated-according-to-a-new-study/ Feb 3

  • COVID-19: Talk of a UK baby boom turns into fears of a baby bust – here’s what the data reveals – news article

https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-talk-of-a-uk-baby-boom-turns-into-fears-of-a-baby-bust-heres-what-the-data-reveals-12199154 Jan 28

  • The baby boom that never was: France sees sharp decline in ‘lockdown babies’ – news article

https://www.france24.com/en/france/20210122-the-baby-boom-that-never-was-france-sees-sharp-decline-in-lockdown-babies Jan 22

2020

  • Potential Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Future Birth Rate – research report

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2020.578438/full Dec 10

  •  The coming COVID-19 baby bust: Update – report

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2020/12/17/the-coming-covid-19-baby-bust-update/ Dec 17

  • Coronavirus baby boom – Mumsnet predicts a surge in lockdown pregnancies – news article

https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/coronavirus-baby-boom-mumsnet-predicts-23181338 – Dec 17

  • COVID baby boom? No, 2020 triggered a baby bust – and that will have lasting impacts – news article

https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/12/16/covid-19-baby-bust-coronavirus-pandemic-lead-birth-decline/6507974002/ Dec 16

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/covid19-baby-boom-bust/ June 11