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Births Among Teens, Women in 20s Hit Record Lows in US

The number of babies born to teenagers and young women continues to decline in the United States. A record low number of teenagers and women in their 20s gave birth in the U.S. in 2015, according to new government data released Thursday. Preliminary figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed the birth rate among mothers ages 15 to 19 fell by 8 percent last year, and has dropped 64 percent since 1991. Overall, U.S. mothers gave birth to 3.98 million babies in...

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