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After falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off. The number of babies born last year — a little shy of 4 million — is only a few hundred less than the number in 2011, according to a government report released Friday.
The economy may well be the best form of birth control.
The economy may well be the best form of birth control. U.S. births dropped for the third straight year _ especially for young mothers _ and experts think money worries are the reason.
The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping _ a decline that stunned experts who believe it's partly due to the recession.
The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 — a decline that stunned experts say is partly because of the economy.