Centers for Disease Control

CDC: Fewer Women Getting Pregnant, Down 12 Percent in Previous Decade

2000-2009

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New numbers out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that fewer women in the United States are having children.

Between 2000 and 2009, pregnancy rates for U.S. women fell by 12%, or nearly 6.4 million pregnancies. The pregnancy rate is the lowest it has been in 12 years.