Wednesday, August 4, 2021

baby boom

Despite speculations, no baby boom due to lockdowns

By Nurul Hanis Izmir KUALA LUMPUR: Just a year ago, when the first of the stricter movement curbs was imposed and people were mostly confined to their homes, expectations ran high on a possible baby boom in Malaysia. But a...

No baby boom despite prolonged lockdown

KUCHING: Had the predictions of many hopeful people come to pass, lots of babies would have been born in Sarawak by now. As it is, the predictions are total duds. On the contrary, there was actually a drop in the...

Too early to tell

QUARANTINE BABY BOOM? KUCHING: Medical specialists are of the view that it is still too early to determine if there will be a quarantine baby boom at the end of this year or start of next year resulting from the...

Quarantine baby boom?

KUCHING: While it is quite common to postulate a plausible baby boom whenever there are conditions, pandemics, or disasters that lead to restricted movement, it would take about nine months to see if the Covid-19 movement restrictions had truly...

Aye, nay or a myth? — Crisis & baby boom

KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysia enters the third phase of the movement control order (MCO) that will last until April 28, aimed at curbing the Covid-19 infection rate, talks on the possibility that it could lead to a baby boom is rife.  Malaysia has been in a partial lock-down...
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