baby bust

noun

Definition of baby bust 

: a marked decline in birthrate

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The United States is in the midst of a baby bust as birthrates fall in every age group of women except for one: women in their 40s, according to government statistics released this week. Kim Painter, USA TODAY, "As births decline in young women, they keep rising in 40-somethings. Here's why.," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of baby bust

1966, in the meaning defined above

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