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Minnesotans are having fewer babies, new data show

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Fewer babies were born in Minnesota in 2023 than the previous year, suggesting a mini-baby boom tied to the pandemic has ended. Why it matters: Nationally, the U.S. fertility rate is now at its lowest point in nearly a century — which points to the risk of long-term problems in elder care, the labor force, and education funding. By the numbers: In Minnesota, 61,715 babies were born last year, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. • That total represents an 8% decline in total...

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