Italy’s births plunge, busting lockdown baby boom expectations : worldnewsFebruary 6, 2021
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Marriages fell by more than half in the first 10 months of last year, which ISTAT chief Gian Carlo Blangiardo called “a further factor in a probable decline in births in the immediate future.”
Demographics experts have been predicting a baby bust across Europe for 2021, as the impact of last year’s lockdowns is felt.
Last year, Britain recorded a plunge in imports of baby carriages to the lowest level since records began in 2000.