Thursday, December 23, 2010
Teen Birthrate Hits Record Low
Wash. Post: Birthrate among teens hits record low, by Rob Stein:
The rate at which U.S. women are having babies continued to fall between 2008 and 2009, federal officials reported Tuesday, pushing the teen birthrate to a record low and prompting a debate about whether the drop was caused by the recession, an increased focus on encouraging abstinence, more adolescents using birth control or a combination of those factors. . . .