What was the babyboom?

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A "babyboom" was is term coined to describe a rapid increase in the number of births. I'm pretty sure the baby boom which you are talking about is the Post-WWII baby boom in which US soldiers returning home from Europe and parts of Asia began to start familes and have children. Between 1946-1956,approximately 76 million babies were born^. ^Figures in Landon Y. Jones, "Swinging 60s?" in Smithsonian Magazine, January 2006, pp 102-107

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