Fewer U.S. Teens are Baby Mamas Than Ever Before

The number of U.S. babies born to babies (teen mothers) hit record lows in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the journal Pediatrics today. 20-somethings followed their lead, although the birth rate increased for ladies in their late 30s and early 40s. » 2/11/13 10:15am 2/11/13 10:15am

Birth Rates Are Falling; Soon America Will Consist of Only Three People…

Americans still aren't having nearly enough babies, according to a government report released Wednesday, and we can all thank teenagers for the stubbornly low birth rate, which dipped for the fourth year in a row. 2011 saw a paltry four million births, though the drop-off (about one percent) wasn't as steep as the two… » 10/03/12 9:30am 10/03/12 9:30am

Americans Aren’t Having Kids Because the Economy Sucks and Kids Are…

The economy is the worst, you guys. Just really, really shitty. For instance, if you were throwing a party and were brainstorming a list of people who definitely wouldn't be invited because they'd lock themselves in the bathroom or accidentally/on purpose eat all of your cold cuts, the economy would be at the top of… » 7/25/12 9:15pm 7/25/12 9:15pm

Life Without Kids Means More Arctic Monkeys Concerts

Movies, nice dinners and indie rock concerts are the new face of childlessness, at least according to a piece in this month's Details titled "The No-Baby Boom," the latest of many magazine articles about the gradual decrease in "worldwide" eagerness to reproduce. Using his own childless existence as anecdotal anchor,… » 4/20/11 4:37pm 4/20/11 4:37pm