What does it mean for a country when nobody (or a fast declining number) is having kids? Most clearly it means a smaller workforce on the horizon (especially when combined with cuts to immigration), which could be good if that workforce
ToysRUs’s Baby Problem Population by age The effect of our lowered fertility rate is being felt at baby stores. This week Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy, blaming the rate, and over the coming years there will be ripple effects in
Here’s a link to a new essay I was invited to contribute to an issue of NANO on Gift Economies. It explores the role that fertility plays in the way/s that women can participate in policy making in all levels
HMW signs “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept.” “Thanks Trump, for making me an Activist!” “The Future is Nasty!” “Liberty & Justice for ALL.” “Keep your hands off the
The CDC reports that the overall birth rate fell a little less than 1% after a slight overall rise in 2014. The timing pattern remained the same as it has generally since 2008, with births to women under 30 continuing
Here’s an overview piece on current fertility research around later motherhood. Among the methods discussed, lab-grown eggs from stem cells (“Growing eggs in the lab like this would yield a great many eggs unaffected by age for older women trying
The Big Difference between Having Kids at 30 and 35 – from the Business Insider.