South West Healthcare birth rates consistent in wake of pandemic

Updated June 23 2021 - 6:02pm, first published 5:30pm
COVID-19 baby: Warrnambool's Rebecca and Lachlan Etherton had son Sebastian, four months, in the February lockdown and said COVID-19 had no impact on their family plans. Rebecca's grateful to have had him in 2021, rather than 2020 when there were more restrictions. Picture: Knellyphoto

Demographer Bernard Salt is predicting a slight rise in south-west births in 2022 as couples look to resume their plans for a family in the wake of COVID-19.

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