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Declining birth rates -- Your Health Matters

Posted at 9:48 AM, May 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-19 10:48:33-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new report from the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics shows that the birth rate in the U.S. continues to decline, and is now at a 32 year low. This puts the U.S. farther from a viable replacement rate, which is the number of births necessary for a generation to replace itself.