Skip to comments.CDC: U.S. Fertility Rate Hits Record Low for 2nd Straight Year; 40.7% Babies Born to Unmarried Women
Posted on 01/08/2014 9:08:47 PM PST by Olog-hai
The fertility rate of women in the United States fell to a record low for the second year in a row in 2012, according to data released last week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Also for the second year in a row, 40.7 percent of the babies born in the United States were born to unmarried mothers.
The fertility rate is the number of births per 1,000 women aged 15-44. In 2012according to the Dec. 30, 2013 CDC report Births: Final Data for 2012the U.S. fertility rate was 63.0. That was down from 63.2 in 2011, the previous all-time low.
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The Bastard Boom has gone supernova.
Women are too busy with their careers to have children.
If only these unmarried women could marry each other . . .
They can in about seventeen states thus far.
You know how small town papers publish stories about the first baby of the new year? I think it’s been half a decade since the new baby was born to a married couple.
Responsible people are choosing not to have children they cannot support. The irresponsible continue to breed like minks. Bodes ill.
Divorced, your kids will most likely not have kidsOnly child kid will most likely not have kids.Let your kids live in with their boyfriends,no grandchildren.Did you Hand the birth Control-no kids. The End.
Matriarchy and Polygamy a Regression to Primitivism
“Responsible people are choosing not to have children they cannot support.”
Actually, all it takes to support a child is love. That’s all it ever took..
What happens when Uncle Sam stops paying to raise the children of un married women?
visit any Wal-Mart and it sure looks like one culture sure is proliferating......
I’d like to see the single mother numbers broken down by race.
Can’t imagine that CNS News would withhold that information, so I assume the feds at CDC are concealing it.
I also want to see the birth total by race.
In 2011, non-Hispanic white babies were outnumbered for the first time by 50.4% to 49.6%.
40.7 percent born to unmarried parents. That’s the end of any civilization.
>> Responsible people are choosing not to have children they cannot support
Responsible people should be having children despite the financial challenges. Hell, they’re still paying property taxes.
The greatest cost is selflessness.
Our picture of ‘unmarried mothers’ is a young, usually minority, female. I’d bet a significant # of that 40% are college-educated, professional white women who live with their boyfriends without benefit of marriage OR are lesbians who found a sperm donor so baby could have two mommies.
Those women tend to have nice carers and make good incomes.
Reduce welfare and food stamp payments for every kid born to an unmarried woman and it will stop instantly!
We need to start having some babies or we’re gonna be up to our armpits in Muslims by 2030.
Women with college degrees are about 90% likely to be married IF they have kids.
It used to be said that a high school diploma would prevent illegitimacy but 50% of women with between 12 to 16 years of education aren’t married when they give birth.
A sociologist from the U of Pennsylvania recently described marriage as a “luxury item.”