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The U.S. pregnancy rate in 2009 was the lowest in 12 years and the second lowest in 30 years. (Getty Images)

U.S Pregnancy Rate Falls To 12-Year Low

There are steep declines in pregnancy rates for teens and overall declines for women in all age and race groups.


File photo of a hospital nursery. (credit: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: US Births May Finally Be Leveling Off After Falling 4 Straight Years

After falling four years in a row, U.S. births may finally be leveling off.