HYATTSVILLE, Md. (BP) -- U.S. births are at their lowest point in 32 years and fertility is at a record low, statistics released today (May 15) show.
Births and fertility rates both fell 2 percent in 2018 from the previous year, the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., said. For the past decade, fertility has been consistently below the replacement rate, the level at which a given generation can exactly replace itself, NCHS said. Read More