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Recent Trends in Births and Fertility Rates Through December 2012

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/births_fertility_december_2012/Births_Fertility_December_2012.pdf

Reports 3.9 million births in the U.S. in 2012, essentially unchanged from the number for 2011.  The fertility rate was also unchanged at 63.2 births per 1,000 women aged 15-44.  From the National Center for Health Statistics