More Babies Born to Unmarried but Cohabitating Couples

August 13, 2014 4:24 AM

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More Babies Born to Unmarried but Cohabitating Couples

There seems to be a baby frenzy happening among unmarried couples who live together. In fact, births in what researchers call “cohabitating unions” jumped to 58 percent of all nonmarital births during the period 2006 to 2010, up from 41 percent in 2002, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“What this shows is that the nature of nonmarital childbearing is changing,” explains lead researcher Sally Curtin.

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