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No respite from baby drought


So, there are fewer babies being born in Singapore. What is new, you ask?

It is not the fact that there were fewer newborn babies last year, but the level it has dropped to that is making the news.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2018, with the headline 'No respite from baby drought'. Print Edition | Subscribe