Tag: Birth rate

US Birth Rate Hits 32-Year Low In 2018, CDC Says

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the number of new birth in the United States has dropped to about 3.7 million in 2018. This is 2 percent lower compared to birth rates recorded in the previous year.

Public Health May 18, 2019

$6,000 Sperm Extractor Used In Chinese Hospitals To Help Men Who Want To Donate Sperm

A sperm extractor developed by a Chinese company could help urge men to donate their semen in a busy environment like hospitals. The Chinese government is exhausting all efforts to increase their birth rate, including offering rewards to sperm donors.

Public Health April 13, 2019

US Teen Birth Rates Drop To All-Time Low: CDC

A CDC and NCHS report shows further decline in births from teenage mothers in 2016. The new data continues the long-term trend of declining teenage pregnancy.

Life & Style July 2, 2017

US Teen Birth Rate Drops: 50 Percent Decline Seen Among Minority Groups

U.S. teen birth rates have dropped in the latest report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Significant declines of teen pregnancy were specifically noted among minorities.

Public Health April 29, 2016

Twin Birth Rates Up In The US: CDC

According to a CDC report, 2014 is the year for twins! The twin birth rate is not only up, however, it is also at a record high.

Life December 30, 2015

Global Warming May Affect Birth Rates: People Less Likely To Have Sex In Hotter Temperatures

Climate change could never run out of effects on the environment and humanity. A working paper suggests that global warming may result in people having less sex, resulting in decreased birth rates and social stresses due to impaired population makeup.

Earth/Environment November 5, 2015

US Birth Rate Finally Rises After 7 Year Slump

The rate of babies born to US parents rises after seven years. The significant increase in the statistical data is being attributed by experts to women in their 30s and 40s, who continuously get pregnant and give birth.

Life June 18, 2015

These Japanese Apartments Are Designed To Help People Find Romance (Stripper Pole Included)

A Tokyo-based real estate company is designing homes that include bigger mutual living spaces so couples can cook and bathe together as well as dance around a stripper pole to increase marriage rates.

Internet Culture January 30, 2015

Japanese Birth Rate Hits Record Low and There's No Easy Way Out

Birth rates in Japan have hit an all-time low as the government tries to devise ways to give the demographics a boost. It is estimated that the country's population may shrink to 97 million by 2050, which could in turn impact Japan's GDP.

Life January 3, 2015

US Birthrate at All-time Low as Women Opt to Delay Having Children

The birthrate for the United States is at an all-time low, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. This trend can be attributed to women below 30 years of age who are deciding to postpone having children until they are older.

Life December 6, 2014

Preterm birth rates down in U.S., hits 2020 goal: March of Dimes

The rate of premature births has declined in the U.S. for the seventh consecutive year. March of Dimes, a non-profit organization, says that the preterm birth rate is now on track to hit the 9.6 percent target of 2020.

Life November 7, 2014

A lot of U.S. men got vasectomies during the recession

Researchers found that more men received a vasectomy during the recession. The study supports that economic factors has an impact on birth rates.

Internet Culture October 20, 2014

Birth rate among teens in U.S. at historic low: CDC

Fewer younger women are giving birth in the U.S. while birth rate in older women slightly increased, a report from CDC's National Center for Health Statistics shows.

Life May 30, 2014

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