baby boom


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the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II

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BABY BOOM Alison Canavan, Siobhan and Karen Koster with her baby son
It said that a baby boom in the 1980s, which saw birth rates jump in England by 13% between 1982 and 1990, had created a "jilted generation" now in their late 20s and early 30s and struggling with housing costs.
The figures reveal the inpatient cost of the 55-74 age group in Newcastle, closely aligned to the baby boom generation, is almost 12 times greater than the 16-24 age group often negatively associated with binge drinking and their impact on NHS resources.
The recent baby boom can be attributed primarily to economic incentives--newly wealthy couples find they can afford to pay fines incurred from having more than one child.
2011 is barely a month old, but there seems to be a major baby boom in Hollywood with numerous A-list celebrities announcing they are expecting.
Experts said maternity services could struggle to cope with the baby boom.
Mr Ross said: "This year's baby boom has seen youngsters being born pretty much on a daily basis over the last couple of months.
But a baby boom has led to pressure on places in the Whitnash and Warwick Gates area of Leamington and parts of south Stratford.
I believe there is a new baby boom of 20- and 30-year-old lesbian couples.
One is statistical: the aging of the baby boom generation increased the proportion of lone mothers who are over 40.
The stunning fact is, Gens X and Y are putting the baby boom in the shade, both numerically and in sheer concentration.
American Dad Baby Boom Consumer Decor (tweens' and teens')
Due to regional economic growth, the baby boom generation and a "favorable" political climate, enrollment at COB had risen steadily.
The Baby Boom generation is characterized by its clear dominance of the popular culture of yuppie consumerism.