The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a historic low. If the trend continues — and experts disagree on whether it will — the country could face economic and cultural turmoil.
"The U.S. Fertility Rate Just Hit a Historic Low. Why Some Demographers Are Freaking Out." is from the June 30, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Kristi Burns.