What role did the economy play...

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What role did the economy play...
Tue, 08-31-2010 - 7:57am
 ... in your decision to have a baby?

For the second year in a row, the National Center for Health Statistics is reporting a drop in the U.S. birth rate. Experts cite one big reason for the decline, according to the Associated Press: the sad state of the economy. The author of the blog post below has put her TTC plans on hold due to the recession.  How about you? Has the economy played a role in when you decided to conceive your baby?  Have you put your TTC plans on hold for your next child due to the economy? Please take a moment to read the article and vote in the poll.

Is the Economy Affecting Your Decision to Have a Baby?- http://www.ivillage.com/274308/6-a-274308?ice=iv:mb:msg:kp

Also, are you willing to talk to us in more detail and share your story with other moms via an interview or feature on the site? If so, please send an email to ivcommunity@mail.ivillage.com Subject line: Recession Baby Planning.  We’d love to hear from you!

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