The US teen birth rate is down in all 50 states, and among all racial and ethnic groups, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Last year, the teen birthrate dropped to the lowest level ever reported in the US. Increased use of birth control is one reason, and many say that parent-child dialogue is key.
US birth rate: Numbers have dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children.
Personal options in any federal support of 'wellness' programs need to be wider.