We were quarantined. What were the rest of you doing?
This is a disaster.
U.S. women had 3.61 million babies in 2020, down 4% from 2019; fewest since 1979. Fertility rate—average number of babies a woman will have over her lifetime—fell to 1.64, lowest since government began tracking it in 1930s https://t.co/lJzP0RMdaa via @WSJ pic.twitter.com/exCw3BQC0w— David Wessel (@davidmwessel) May 5, 2021