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National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low

U.S. teen pregnancy and birth rates are the lowest they’ve ever been, and more teens are using birth control and delaying sex altogether.

According to a new analysis released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), birth rates for black teenagers fell by 44 percent and those for Hispanic teens fell by 51 percent in the last 10 years. The overall birth rate among American teenagers is down by 40 percent. Continue reading National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low

Celebrating Imperial Valley Health Center Anniversary

Planned Parenthood has been providing high-quality health care services to the people of Imperial Valley for more than a year at our beautiful, modern health center. The health care services and education we provide in this region are critical because there are not enough health care providers in Imperial County to meet the community’s needs, and the teen birth rate remains high. Continue reading Celebrating Imperial Valley Health Center Anniversary