The lockdown has limited peoples’ access to various forms of birth control. The restrictions have also prompted a shortage of contraceptives. The government must declare sexual and reproductive healthcare an essential service or get ready to embrace a baby boom in due course
Alefia T. Hussain
May 3, 2020
Lately, we’ve been joking about a lockdown baby boom. The joke may turn sour a few months on when stay-at-home rules and boredom-induced intimacy between couples start resulting in the arrival of coronababies, coronials or quaranteens.
It might sound cute and joyful, but it’s making many couples insecure — because it’s not the best time to get intimate.