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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Baby Boom

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Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters today
DFB estimates that it assists in about 30 births a year.
Baby Bust: New report finds we're having fewer and fewer babies
Published by the Lancet, the report has found several countries are not delivering enough babies to maintain their population numbers.
China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies
The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.
China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom
Almost 12 million Chinese babies were born in the first eight months of the year.
'He doesn't plan ahead! - Wales midfielder Ledley may miss Ireland game for the birth of his child
The Crystal Palace man’s wife is due days after the World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day
Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.
Hotel guests will be 'rewarded' for having unprotected sex during their stay in one Italian city
Ten hotels are offering refunds or a free future stay to guests who fall pregnant at their premises..
Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night
Mothers and babies are all doing well.
China expects an extra THREE MILLION babies a year after abolishing 'one child' policy
90 million more women on the country are now entitled to have a second child.
China is allowing people have more than one child
Couples will now be allowed two children.
Two babies delivered with help of Dublin firefighters this morning
Both mothers and babies are doing well.
Jay Z has hinted that Beyoncé might be pregnant again
9 ways Harold Ramis was just so bloody brilliant
Who ya gonna call?
Barca success caused a baby boom: study
Some media have said the birth rate in Catalonia rose by an astonishing 45 percent nine months after a dramatic semi-final.
The biggest baby-related story of the day?
We thought couples were not supposed to upstage each other?
Interview: 'There will be mass defaults, I guarantee it' - David McWilliams
The time to take action on tracker mortgages is now or we will see another wave of mortgage defaults says economist David McWilliams.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891
The CSO has released new figures about births, deaths and marriages in Ireland – including how the average age of brides and grooms is now at a record high.
Record number of babies born in first three months of 2011
The baby boom continues in Ireland with a record 19,950 births registered between January and March this year.
World's population to hit seven billion this year...
… and over 10 billion by 2100. Most of a 2.3bn increase by 2050 will be in less developed regions.
Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU
The latest ESRI data also shows an increase in the age of women giving birth as well as an increase in the amount of births by caesarean section.
Is Ireland on the verge of another baby boom?
Yes, according to directory inquiries firm 11850, who say they’re getting more calls for dating agencies and lingerie shops.