Pandemic baby bust taking hold in New Hampshire

The number of new births in New Hampshire seems to reflect these anxieties. In December of 2020, nine months after the state’s first stay-at-home order was announced, there were about 180 fewer births than the same period in 2019 and at least 100 fewer than any year since 2015, according to data from the NH Vital Records Information Network. These numbers may change as data is updated. READ MORE