The Expected Coronavirus Baby Boom Isn’t Panning Out – Here’s Why
If you’re unfamiliar with the pressures placed on working mothers, don’t bother trying to predict women’s reproductive choices – because you’ll always get it wrong. Back in March, when first entering lockdown to prevent the novel coronavirus’ spread, headline, after headline, after headline forecast a massive baby boom in about nine months. It’s only recently become evident how flawed that prediction was.
Originally published: October 13, 2020
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: Forbes