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Fertility Rate Increased In 2021, Per CDC

  • The Hill, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 6:03 PM

U.S. fertility rates increased slightly in 2021 for the first time since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The general fertility rate in 2021 was 56.3 births per 1,000 women in the 15 to 44-year-old age range, a 1% increase over 2020 numbers," according to The Hill. The increase, although slight, follows years of declines, including a recent 4% drop between 2019 and 2020.

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