In , there were Nearly nine in ten Not all teen births are first births. In , one in six
About Teen Pregnancy
About Teen Pregnancy | CDC
In , a total of , babies were born to women aged 15—19 years, for a birth rate of This is another record low for U. Although reasons for the declines are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more teens who are sexually active using birth control than in previous years. Still, the U. Teen birth rates declined from to for most racial groups and for Hispanics. In , the birth rates of Hispanic teens
Trends in Teen Pregnancy and Childbearing
Teen Pregnancy Statistics Read More. In spite of recent trends highly favoring open adoption, as well as abundant evidence proving the happiness and health of adopted kids, many women facing unplanned pregnancy still experience anxiety at the thought of making an adoption plan. So your teenage daughter walks up to you and asks you to sit down.