Teen births - Child & Family Policy Center

Teen births

Indicator of
Stable, secure families
Children born to teen mothers are more likely to be born prematurely or at low birthweight and to die as infants. Teen mothers are less likely to finish high school or go on to college and more likely to rely on public supports.

Learn more:
View the updated 2017 indicator data table or your county data snapshot.

Note: Incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

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