BIRTHS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BIRTHS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Will Utah’s baby boom ever return? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58018431-78/utah-2013-births-birthrate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58018431-78/utah-2013-births-birthrate.html.csp">Will Utah’s baby boom ever return?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T21:42:07.813-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The financial crisis of 2008 wiped out savings, jobs and Utahns’ desire to procreate, which — unlike the stock market — has yet to rebound. Utah women delivered 50,937 babies in 2013, down slightly from 2012, when the state logged 51,439 births, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s a small difference, but it suggests Utah’s five-year baby bust is lingering. The state’s birthrate has declined or stalled since 2008; the CDC tallied 55,634...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58018431@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:42:07 MDT China planning for extra 2 million babies per year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004518-68/china-child-health-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004518-68/china-child-health-million.html.csp">China planning for extra 2 million babies per year</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T19:03:17.942-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 07:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China is preparing for 2 million extra babies a year as a result of a loosening of its “one child” birth limits that will allow more couples to have two children, health officials said Thursday. The ruling Communist Party introduced birth limits in 1980 to curb population growth and demand for water and other resources. Most urban couples are allowed one child and face fines and other penalties for additional births. Pressure to enforce limits has led local officials to force women to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580045182014-05-29T19:03:17.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T19:03:17.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004518@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 19:03:17 MDT