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Pregnant San Francisco (Chris Michaels / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Births Plummet in San Francisco Bay Area

A new study suggests that the birth rate is collapsing in the San Francisco Bay Area, partly due to high housing prices, as women are delaying childbirth until they can afford living space in which to raise children.

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program; grocery shopping

WIC Welfare Participation Hits 17-Year Low

Participation in the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) welfare program hit a 17-year low in 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).