'Now is not a good time': Why COVID-19 and lockdown anxiety could be leading to lower birth rates

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'Now is not a good time': Why COVID-19 and lockdown anxiety could be leading to lower birth rates

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Catherine Lebel’s team launched their online survey of pregnant women in April, in the early and uncertain days of these exceptional times. Lebel and her colleagues wanted to know, how were pregnant women holding up? How much did they fear their own lives were in danger? Were they feeling more alone than usual? How much were they worried that exposure to the COVID-19 virus will harm “your unborn baby”?

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