Has The Recession Ended This Decade's "Baby Boomlet?"

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According to the Associated Press, the "baby boomlet" of the last decade may be over, thanks to the difficult economic times brought about by the recession, with 68,000 fewer babies being born in 2008 than in 2007. [NYTimes]

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drunkexpatwriter
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But the recession didn't start until 2008 and it takes 9 months for babies to be born, so how could bank failings in mid to late 2008 effect people's decisions to wear condoms or not in 2007?