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Fewer Babies as US Birth Rate Fails to Rise With Economy

America's baby bust isn't over. The nation's birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. The provisional report, released Wednesday and based on more than 9...
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Record Low US Birth Rate Is Ticking ‘Time Bomb’

Perhaps you've heard that Americans aren't having as many babies as they did in the past. In fact, the U.S. birth rate dropped to an all-time low in 2017. American women gave birth to 3.85 million infants in...