Teen Beginning Charge Drops To All-Time Low In Us

In 2016, the teen birth rate dropped 9% compared to the previous year, a new government report published Friday found.
The birth rate for women who are between 35 and 39 is up 2% over 2015, representing the highest rate since 1962.
Martin said the increase in the preterm birth rate was not a “small one — a 2% rise is fairly substantial.
“This is the second year in a row for an undesirable rate of low birth weights, noted Verbiest.
That said, 6.2% of pregnant women in 2016 had late prenatal care (beginning in the third trimester) or no prenatal care.

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