Teen births hit record low: CDC 

May 29, 2014 9:40 PM

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Teen births hit record low: CDC 

There were only about 27 births per 1,000 teens age 15-19 last year, new data shows. Demographer Carl Haub calls the findings ‘pretty astounding.’

The birth rate among U.S. teens and young women dropped to record lows last year, while the rate among older women hit highs not seen in a half century, according to government statistics released on Thursday.

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