The U.S. Baby Bust Continues

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The number of babies American women are having continues to fall, according to the latest report from the National Center for Health Statistics. “The general fertility rate was 58.2 births per 1,000 women aged 15–44, down 2 percent from 2018 to reach another record low for the United States,” according to provisional NCHS birth data for 2019. “The total fertility rate (TFR) was 1,705.0 births per 1,000 women [1.705 births per woman] in 2019, down 1 percent from 2018 to reach another record low for the nation.”

The total number of births for the United States in

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