Britain has had a big baby-boom over the last decade and experts suspect that, inadvertently, Tony Blair and labour may be responsible but no one is sure.
According to a report out today, women in the UK have suddenly started to have significantly larger families: in 2001 the average was 1.64 but by 2008 it was 1.97.
The experts are confident the explanation is not immigration but think it might be due to policies to reduce child poverty by the labour government while in power.
The graph shows the high fertility rates (TFR) of the sixties then plummeted with the introduction of the contraceptive pill and stayed well below the level required to replace the population for 25 years.
It The British, however, have traditionally rejected the notion of politicians interfering in family life. As today’s Rand report puts it: “Successive UK governments have
It appears that British women may have changed their minds on having larger families or is it due to immigration as quarter of UK babies are born to foreign mothers.
The graph shows that women aged between 25 and 29 (the purple line) has been falling since 1980 and then in 2001 the trend reverses.
Are we as a nation going back to old strong family values of large families or is it simply that woman can now take a break from careers more easily now as attitudes have changed or is it just a fluctuation that will level out over the next few years.
We will have to wait and see what the future brings the UK
Baby Joy Gifts are very excited about their new Gallery page which has been launched today!
This gives family’s the chance to show off their new baby to other new parents and friends and to say thank you to the person who sent them a gift from baby joy gifts.
All pictures on our gallery page are sent a useful high quality drawstring bag which is made from natural cotton and a pen as a thank you from all of us here at the baby joy team.
We would love it if people could send in a picture of their little one or whoever has received a gift with or wearing the gift sent to them from family, friend or work colleagues.
We think this would be a wonderful way to say a big thank you to them, we can then send them a Thank you email with the link to your photograph and a personal from you as a surprise.
Baby Joy Team
Do you need to find a reliable trusted baby gift supplier who will chose, pack and deliver your baby gift to a colleague or business associate and add that extra special finishing touch.
It’s really easy to use Baby Joys corporate account Facility to send baby gifts to your valued employees, to show them how much you care at this time of celebration.
All of our baby gifts are personalised with your very own message and they are lovingly wrapped and despatched the same day direct to the new parents.
Our corporate account scheme enables you to place orders during the month and then receive a single invoice that can be paid by either BACS, cheque or credit card. Whichever you find the easiest.
Call baby joy gifts today on 0203 370 0036 to discuss your companies personal requirements with one of our helpful team.
Baby Joy Team
Model Jodie Kidd was proudly showing off her pregnancy bump and revealed she has had a crush on her boyfriend since she was 12 and is expecting a little boy.
Jodie was one of the UK’s most successful models known for her waif-like figure, is now six months pregnant with Argentinian polo player Andrea Vianini, baby Andrea is also the best friends with her brother.
Kidd, 32, said: “Andrea wanted a little girl. I didn’t mind, as long as the baby was healthy. I had a sneaky feeling it was a boy - it just felt like it.”
The couple became an item more than a year ago they recently spent eight months together at 45-year-old Vianini’s Uruguay base but are back in the UK for the polo season.
There baby boy is due in mid September and we all at baby joy wish the every happiness.
Father’s day falls on 19th June this year so visit babyjoygifts.co.uk today to buy a wonderful gift to show him how much you love him.
We have a lovely Daddy and Grandad Shaped Fine bone china mug for that well earned daily cup of tea or coffee which will bring a smile to his face every time that he reaches into the cupboard for it.
We also have a stylish I love my Daddy mug and Frame gift set which has a Spotty design both are made of fine white bone china.
The Photograph frame is 5inch (11.25cm) and makes the perfect gift to tell Daddy how much he is loved.
Another great gift for any much loved daddy to take to the office for coffee break and to have that special photo on his desk or for him to use at home.
Don’t forget that special daddy or granddad on this very special day.