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U.S. birth rate falls for 4th year in a row

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 27, 2019, 9:30 AM UTCBy Erika EdwardsA final tally of babies born in the U.S. last year confirms that the birth rate fell again in 2018, reaching the lowest level in more than three decades.The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics finds there were 3,791,712 births registered in the U.S. in 2018, down 2 percent from 2017.A closer look at the data suggests that Americans are not having enough babies to sustain the population.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.Sign UpThis site is protecte ...
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