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Teenage Pregnancy

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

State Teen Birth Rate Drops, Still #4 In The Nation

A government report says teen birth rates in the United States have fallen. And while numbers have gone down in Texas you have to consider that the Lone Star State is in the top five in the nation when it comes teen pregnancy rates.

04/10/2012

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

CDC: Many Teen Moms Didn’t Think It Could Happen

A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.

01/19/2012

Sex Offender Law

‘Romeo & Juliet’ Sex Offender Bill Waits For Perry’s Signature

A ‘Romeo & Juliet’ bill, that would keep teenagers convicted of statutory rape from being put on the Sex Offender Registry, is waiting for Governor Perry’s signature.

05/12/2011

A teenager, who is nine months pregnant, poses with her belly before having an ultrasound examination. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Teen Birth Rate At All-Time Low; Economy Cited

The U.S. teen birth rate hit an all-time low in 2009 — a decline that experts say is partly because of the economy. The birth rate for teenagers fell to 39 births per 1,000 girls, ages 15 through 19.

CBSDFW.COM–12/22/2010