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The Economic Impact of the Recession on Birth Trends

by Kurt Metzger, Director

According to new preliminary numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics, the U.S. birth rate dipped in 2011 to the lowest ever recorded, led by a plunge in births to immigrant women since the onset of the Great Recession.

The overall U.S. birth rate, [Read on...]