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A temporary marked increase in the birth rate, especially the one following World War II.‘the number of college graduates mushroomed in the early- to mid-1970s, thanks to the baby boom’[as modifier] ‘the baby boom generation’
- ‘The baby boom generation is about to retire, and what happens then?’
- ‘Demand for home care will only increase as the population ages, especially as the baby boom generation nears retirement.’
- ‘During the housing boom that followed the post-war baby boom, credit unions grew fast because they began offering home mortgages.’
- ‘He observes that the post war baby boom occurred between about 1948 and 1965.’
- ‘Currently the baby boom cohorts are still in their most productive years, they are still contributors to the social insurance funds, not claimants.’
- ‘Nine months after the blackout the city was said to enjoy a baby boom, with a small surge in the birth rate.’
- ‘She even said the United States could be heading for a ‘baby boomlet’ in nine months, though not as big as the baby boom after World War II.’
- ‘Congratulations to all the proud mothers, fathers, grannies and granddads who have been part of the recent baby boom in the village.’
- ‘The aging of the baby boom generation is the major factor underlying the increasing need for health care workers.’
- ‘It's the Year of the Dragon, so a baby boom is expected.’
- ‘Midwives at York Hospital are expecting a baby boom this spring after the summer heatwave raised temperatures - and boosted passions - across the city.’
- ‘Through war, depression, baby booms and changing governments, the Melbourne Cup has persevered to become one of Australia's most famous annual events.’
- ‘I'm scrambling for infant care in a city which has just had one of their biggest baby booms in years.’
- ‘Record industry growth through the 70s was largely a result of the baby boom cohort moving through the economy.’
- ‘In Australia, fertility nose-dived at the end of the post-war baby boom in the 1960s and the wide acceptance of the Pill.’
- ‘The vitality of Mason's society reflects fifties optimism, it tells us about the prosperity of its time, the optimism of the baby boom.’
- ‘There has been a considerable geographical shift in population over the last fifty years, disguised in part by the overall increase resulting from the baby boom.’
- ‘We are bucking the European trend and are experiencing our second baby boom since the 1970s.’
- ‘The remainder - some 3.2 million persons - will come directly from the baby booms of the 1940s and 1960s.’
- ‘Following the baby boom, fertility rates declined over the late 1960s and 1970s.’
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