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Teen Birth Rate

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nearly All States See Drop In Teen Births, But TX Still Leads Nation

The teen birth rates in Texas fell by some 24-percent over the last five years, but the Lone Star State still has the highest number of teen births in the nation, with nearly 43,000 in 2011.

05/23/2013

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Has Nation’s 4th Highest Teen Birth Rate

Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010, with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.

04/10/2012