A COVID baby bust is bad news for these businesses – Fox Business

Makers of infant formula and diapers are girding for another possible Covid-19 challenge: fewer babies.

Birthrates have been declining for years in the U.S. and China, and new projections suggest that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to hundreds of thousands of fewer births in the coming months. A drop in new arrivals could spell trouble for makers of infant products, who have been developing new lines and shifting their focus to other products, analysts and executives say.