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Recession may have pushed US birth rate to new low

August 27th, 2010 11:16 am by Associated Press

The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having children. The 2009 birth rate also set a record: lowest in a century.Births fell 2.7 percent last year even as the po