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Aug 20, 2014 7:07 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News

Number of teens giving birth declining

A new government report shows the number of teenagers giving birth has declined over time.

Since peaking in 1957, teen birth rates have steadily fallen and dropped 57 percent between 1991 and 2013.

That translates into an estimated four million fewer babies born to teens just over the last decade.

Experts say the drop is because more people are using contraception.



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