Worthy Christian News » U.S. Headlines » Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says


Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Tag Cloud Tags: , , ,

(Worthy News) - The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday.

The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’re getting further away from the possibility of having enough children to replace ourselves, according to the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“The major finding is that the fertility rates are reaching record lows,” said the report’s lead author, Brady Hamilton, a statistician and demographer at the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. “There have been record lows in the teenage birth rate, which fell 7 percent compared to 2017.” [ Source: NBC News (Read More...) ]

Let your Friends know! Be sure to SHARE!

FacebookTwitterWhatsAppBufferLinkedInPin ItEmail a Friend
Copyright 1999-2019 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » U.S. Headlines » Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says

Latest Worthy News

Leave a Comment

Worthy Christian News » U.S. Headlines » Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says