Bay Area delivery rooms have been experiencing a rise in birth rates as the recession has faded, particularly in one of the Golden State’s wealthier enclaves, Walnut Creek. However, it is unclear as to whether the economy is the impetus for this sudden rise in new births.
“It needs to be the right time,” new parent Linette Edwards told CBS. “And if the economy is good…people feel a lot more comfortable….And what do you know? Babies happen!”