US birthrates drop to record lows

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2021-05-13

Awomanwearingaprotectivefacemaskpushesababystroller,amidthespreadofthecoronavirusdisease(COVID-19),atGentryPlazaStateParkintheQueensboroughofNewYork,US,March1,2021.[Photo/Agencies]USbirthandfertilityratesfellby4percentlastyear,thelargestdeclineinnearly50years,,,newdatafromtheUSCentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention(CDC),,,3perc,comparedwith2019,rcentandto18-to-19-year-oldsfallingby7percent,,,evenoldermothershadfewerbabies."Thefactthatyousawdeclinesinbirthsevenforoldermothersisquitestriking,"BradyHamilton,theleadauthorofthenewreportfromtheCDC,"belowreplacementlevels",meaningthatmorepeopledieeverydaythanarebeingborn,,thetotalfertilityrate,whichistheaveragenumberofbabiesawomanwouldhaveoverherlifetime,wasabout1,638babiesper1,,those1,000womenhavetohave2,100babies.。