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US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday.
US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century
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US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

NEW YORK — The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly age group, falling to the lowest point since federal health officials started tracking it more than a century ago. Births have been declining in younger women for years, as many postponed motherhood and had small…

4 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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US birth rate falls 4% to its lowest point ever

The rate drops for mothers of every measured race and ethnicity, and in nearly every age group.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
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US birth rate sees biggest fall for nearly 50 years

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a longer-term trend for women to have fewer children, with the rate dropping to 1.6 per womanThe US birth rate has fallen 4% in the largest single-year drop in nearly 50 years, according to a government report.The rate dropped for mothers of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly all age groups, falling to the lowest point since federal health officials started tracking it more than a century ago, …

4 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year — the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years

4 days ago|United States
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US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year — the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years

4 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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U.S. birth and fertility rates dropped to another record low in 2020, CDC says

U.S. birth and fertility rates dropped to another record low in 2020 as births fell for the sixth consecutive year to the lowest levels since 1979, the CDC said

4 days ago|United States
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The U.S. Birthrate Has Dropped Again. The Pandemic May Be Accelerating the Decline.

Over all, the birthrate declined by 4 percent in 2020. Births were down most sharply in December, when babies conceived at the start of the health crisis would have been born.

4 days ago|New York, United States
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Births fall to 42-year low in U.S., new CDC data shows

Among teenagers, many of whom shifted to remote learning due to the pandemic, birth rates fell precipitously, according to data released by the CDC.

4 days ago|New York, United States
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US birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year — the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years

4 days ago|Washington, United States
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US Births Hit Lowest Point in 40 Years, Falling Below Replacement Rate, CDC Says

Family planning and changing social mores have given American women the option to delay or avoid childbirth if they so desire, resulting in motherhood beginning in later and later years and yielding fewer children. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has helped push that decline to historic lows.

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