Friday, January 23, 2009

A Pregnant Pause?


The recession is leaving some doctor's offices empty. More women are putting motherhood on hold and recent reports show contraceptive sales are through the roof.

The data runs about two years behind, we won't know for sure until 2011, but it appears that with the economic slowdown has come something of a pregnant pause.

[full article]

See also: Live Births and Birthrates, by Year

1 comment:

Sharon said...

Sounds great.

To everyone who thinks children aren't worth the cost: DON'T HAVE THEM!

To everyone who thinks children are expensive: DON'T HAVE THEM!

Not counting our children's hospital bills, what do you think it "actually" costs annually to raise a kid? In the early years I'd find it hard to believe it's more than $1000/year.

Anyway...thanks for the provocative content, Diapers for Three!