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Bye, bye, baby? Birthrates are declining globally – here's why it matters

COVID-19 is driving birthrates down – but it's not the only thing behind the global fertility decline. Image: REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Darrell Bricker

Global CEO, Public Affairs, Ipsos

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As many as 300K babies were not born in the US due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Image: Brookings

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