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Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain altogether?

Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain altogether?

Sex and the Coronavirus: Reader Questions, Answered

Will there be a baby boom in nine months? Is this a bad time to get pregnant? Could PrEP protect me? And should high-risk people abstain altogether?
Don’t Expect a Coronavirus Quarantine Baby Boom

Don’t Expect a Coronavirus Quarantine Baby Boom

Not only do disasters have little effect, if any, on birthrates, the coronavirus pandemic will probably discourage couples from having children, experts say.
Even Before Coronavirus, America’s Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919

Even Before Coronavirus, America’s Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919

As births drop, deaths accelerate and immigration slows, the country is closer than ever to an overall decline.
Even Before Coronavirus, America’s Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919

Even Before Coronavirus, America’s Population Was Growing at Slowest Rate Since 1919

As births drop, deaths accelerate and immigration slows, the country is closer than ever to an overall decline.
Heat Waves May Raise Risk of Premature Birth

Heat Waves May Raise Risk of Premature Birth

Extreme heat may trigger contractions and earlier birth.
Israel, ‘Start-up Nation,’ Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect

Israel, ‘Start-up Nation,’ Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect

The election on Monday might break a yearlong political deadlock. But huge challenges in health, education and transit are decades in the making.
Israel, ‘Start-up Nation,’ Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect

Israel, ‘Start-up Nation,’ Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect

The election on Monday might break a yearlong political deadlock. But huge challenges in health, education and transit are decades in the making.
For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at Downing Street

For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at Downing Street

The prime minister announced that he and his partner, Carrie Symonds, were expecting a child. It’s the first for her. For Johnson? Well, that’s not so clear.
For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at Downing Street

For Boris Johnson, Britain’s Baby Boom Starts at Downing Street

The prime minister announced that he and his partner, Carrie Symonds, were expecting a child. It’s the first for her. For Johnson? Well, that’s not so clear.
As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

With little habitable land, deepening poverty and dwindling supplies of water, the future looks bleak. And there is no sign of a slowdown.
As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

As Egypt’s Population Hits 100 Million, Celebration Is Muted

With little habitable land, deepening poverty and dwindling supplies of water, the future looks bleak. And there is no sign of a slowdown.
Former Aussie PM: Conservative Govts Should Support Working Women to Have More Children

Former Aussie PM: Conservative Govts Should Support Working Women to Have More Children

Tony Abbott has said conservative governments should do more to help working, middle-class women to have more children because the current birth-rate for that demographic is a "real problem".
The Chinese Population Crisis

The Chinese Population Crisis

How Communist cruelty and Western folly built an underpopulation bomb.
China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

In a country where most older adults rely heavily on their families, the continuing drop in births could have a seismic effect in the decades to come.
China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

In a country where most older adults rely heavily on their families, the continuing drop in births could have a seismic effect in the decades to come.
China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

China’s Birthrate Hits Historic Low, in Looming Crisis for Beijing

In a country where most older adults rely heavily on their families, the continuing drop in births could have a seismic effect in the decades to come.

Why Your State Is Growing or Stalling or Shrinking

As U.S. population growth slows, more states depend on immigration.
U.S. Population Makes Fewest Gains in Decades, Census Bureau Says

U.S. Population Makes Fewest Gains in Decades, Census Bureau Says

A drop in immigration, fewer births and an aging population contributed to the slowdown in 2019, according to demographers.