Definition of 'baby boom'
Example sentences containing 'baby boom'
The new baby boom means that growing numbers of children will help to sustain our ageing population in decades to come.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A decade-long baby boom has left birthing units short staffed as they try to cope with more complex births.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2008)
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