Is Baby Recession Over? US Births Up After Years of Decline

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years. About 53,000 more babies were born in 2014 than the year before Read More


Black Teen Birth Rate Falls 60 Percent in 10 Years

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –  A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by 60 percent between 1991 and 2011 – a rate 10 percent greater than Read More