News from the CDC this January morning: The final CDC 2013 birth rate report confirms that US birth rate continued its fall in 2013 – down 1% overall from 2012. Teen births fell 10% (since last year!) to another record low
The blog has been down for a few months, but the glitches are fixed! Here’s a quick catch-up op-ed from a month back that looks at the economic and workforce fallout of restrictive access to fertility control, via abortion or contraception.
Interesting new data on the protective effects that delaying childbirth into at least your late 20s and breastfeeding have against triple-negative breast cancer. Click here for the full story. “The study shows those women whose first childbirth is delayed by at
Today’s New York Times ran a solid defense of the real mom bod (Can a Mom Get a Break?), by a new later mom of three who happens to be the editor at the Hollywood Reporter – and the former
Good news on the death front: people of all genders and races are living longer.
After lots of pressure from unions, middle class types, and progressives like Arianna Huffington, the President is apparently appointing University of Houston alum and former UH law school prof (now at Harvard) as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency
Because the recession has laid off more men than women (75% of jobs lost were men’s jobs, in arenas largely staffed by men like manufacturing and construction…), women by default are about to become 50% of the paid workforce for