someonesomewhere Posted March 19, 2009 Report Share Posted March 19, 2009 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29765905/...More U.S. babies entered the world in 2007 than any other year in the nation's history, even surpassing the number of deliveries during the height of the baby boom that followed World War II, according to federal data released Wednesday....The U.S. birth rate for teenagers 15 to 17 years old rose in 2007 by about 1 percent, to 22.2 births per 1,000 girls, according to the data from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....In 2007, general fertility rates increased in all racial groups by 1 percent, to 69.5 births per 1,000 women age 15 to 44, the highest level since 1990....$28.5 million dollars has been set aside in the stimulus bill President Obama signed into law for the DoE to study the issue and find out what is causing all the births. The program has been dubbed Fertility of Underage Children and Kids, Education Department, Uniform Practices....As the economic recession continues, the rising birth rates may not last, experts say.... Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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