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28 Feb

Teen Pregnancy rate lowest since 1969

By Mum-in-Charge!

New statistics show that in 2010 the teenage birth rate reached its lowest level since 1969. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show conceptions in under-18s fell to 34,633 in 2010 compared with 38,259 in 2009, a drop of 9.5%. Pregnancies in under-16s also went down – by 6.8% to 6,674 in total from […]


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11 Nov

Home Births Fall

By Mum-in-Charge!

The proportion of women giving birth at home fell slightly last year according to new figures out from the Office for National Statistics. In England, 17,834 women (2.7%) had a home birth in 2009, down from 2.8% of home births in 2008. Wales fared better, with 3.8% of 34,574 births at home, an increase over […]


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