Teen Pregnancy Declining In Massachusetts And The US
According to recent reports from research conducted by the CDC, Teen pregnancy in the US is on the decline. There has in fact been a steady decline since 1991, with a brief interruption between 2006 & 2007.
- Teen pregnancy is down 42% since 1990
- Teen pregnancy is also declining across different races in the US
- All states showing declines in teen pregnancy cases except for 3 in the US which have remained flat.
Researches believe that the declines can be attributed to various factors, including the depressed economy, and educational programs to help prevent teen pregnancy. For information on family planning programs, visit Fun 107’s Local Expert in Family Planning, Citizens for Citizens of Taunton and Fall River. They can provide educational, prevention and testing programs and can answer any question regarding sexual and reproductive health. All health insurances are accepted but not necessary.