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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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