U.S. birth rate at record low in 2018, CDC says

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  • Published on May 16, 2019
  • America's baby bust isn't over. The nation's birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, a government report shows, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years. The provisional report, released Wednesday and based on more than 99% of U.S. birth records, found 3.788 million births last year. It was the fourth year the number of births has fallen, the lowest since 1986 and a surprise to some experts given the improving economy.

Comments • 683

  • Keith Clark
    Keith Clark 2 days ago

    Everybody wants kids but nobody considers WHO your having kids with... Afterall who wants 3 kids when your partner is a narcissist and deadbeat man/women

  • Thinh Phan
    Thinh Phan 12 days ago +1

    3.8mil babies? that’s not good enough LET’S GET IT DOWN TO ZERO!!

  • Tiffany Starr
    Tiffany Starr Month ago +1

    Good. I hope it keeps dropping.

  • MSU Student
    MSU Student Month ago +1

    I’m 19 but tbh. I don’t want kids till my mid 30’s

  • ranmashin
    ranmashin Month ago +4

    By low birth rate they mean white people.

  • Key Himself
    Key Himself Month ago +2

    This is what I call good news.

  • Vahan Good
    Vahan Good Month ago +1

    MGTOW forever! And I'm a Red Pilled immigrant who used to be a blue pil guy. I don't even care to date.
    But, Freedom is Great! There's so much interesting things to do My Life. And No Matter What Happens, I will NEVER return to the plantation. Bye! 😉🇺🇸🗽💲🏖️

  • Coisa DaLatinoamerica
    Coisa DaLatinoamerica 2 months ago +2

    This is what happens when school debt is high, and your school degree isn’t enough, ... now your stuck in 1 full time job and 2 part times, you still have your used car from college, and you still can’t make enough to leave from the house.... how are people suppose to have kids ? No surprise why depression and suicide rates are high ... sometimes being educated isn’t what the US needs, I’ve gone as far as contemplated to run away to another country and escape slavery ...

  • Scott D
    Scott D 2 months ago

    Only 1 love💔 sad Ma$querade anyhow gots ta stop .

  • M. Low
    M. Low 3 months ago +1

    This could be a good day no more Wars, no more racism oh, no more jealous of other races or Envy of other races to the point you try to put them at a disadvantage, no more abnormal sexual perfect, no more need for guns, no more need for protection for animals As far as Extinction from being hunted or sexual abuse, no more diseases being spread around the world God's chosen people no longer have to get vaccines just like the people in Centennial island or any other area where there's few Neanderthal / creature humans, no more drugs in the water and food to lower certain groups IQ so the Neanderthal creature can I have a chance in life, no more need for sunblock because all the people that the traitor of the sand May will be able to live with no problem with the Sun LOL and so on and so on, no more worried about pedophiles little boys and girls can grow up and live a normal life. No more lies in the history books so that a genetically inferior recessive part human part creature neanderthal can manipulate religion and any other popsicle they may come across to put their self in a position that they weren't given to by God. No more slowly developing babies that can't walk on their own until they after a year old or hold their head up on their own until after they are a year old put no more special privilege to make a certain group of people feel Superior when in actuality science knows that's a damn lie put no more suicide some people when they learn the truth about their true history LOL and their true abilities LOL and realize there's no proof without their own giving public that God loves them. LOL

  • Gabriel Prosser
    Gabriel Prosser 3 months ago +1

    Lol AmeriKKKa is finished lol

  • theBluePoet Youtube
    theBluePoet Youtube 3 months ago

    A monkey I know may know why . . .

  • Anthony Lockley
    Anthony Lockley 3 months ago +2

    Good luck to y'all women out there

  • The Black Schwab
    The Black Schwab 3 months ago

    The Elites are winning.

  • Caleb Gallegos
    Caleb Gallegos 3 months ago +4

    MGTOW


    It's not a movement. It's a mindset.

  • Supiragon 1998
    Supiragon 1998 3 months ago +2

    This would get solved by restricting voting rights so that only net taxpayers could vote.

  • AMYT
    AMYT 4 months ago +2

    1. Teenagers shouldn't be having babies, anyway. 2. What fool would want to bring babies into this sick world?

  • heyitsablackguy
    heyitsablackguy 4 months ago +14

    Mgtow/Redpill movement, lack of jobs, lack of higher wages ( stagnate ever since the 70s? ), shrinking middle-class and a bad planet altogether. Most men work 50 to 70 hours a week. No time for kids and family anymore.

  • ArkOmen1
    ArkOmen1 4 months ago

    It's because of the women. It's all their fault. They've been trained incorrectly by the media and academia to be so snotty and difficult. They sure don't act like women anymore. Now men just don't even try for them anymore. It's easy to see why this is happening, and I think that this low birth rate thing is going to go way lower actually..What guy would want to sign up for this anymore?

  • Roy_Thousand
    Roy_Thousand 4 months ago

    Low birth rates is "NOT" a problem! Isn't the world overpopulated with over 7 billion and rising. Yes, birth rates are low in Western countries, First World countries, and some Second World countries, but the rest of the world is breeding like rabbits. The world has finite resources, so maybe a shrinking population is a good thing.

  • Babeena_Gt _
    Babeena_Gt _ 4 months ago

    That's because the US government has made it virtually impossible to afford babies not to mention the fact everyone in America is turning transgender . As you know nowadays even if a man looks like a man he isn't a man and doesn't have the organs to reproduce as a man. And a woman nowadays just because she looks like a woman doesn't mean she is a woman and doesn't have the reproductive organs either. This is why nobody's making babies because everybody's deciding that they are the opposite sex and you can't reproduce like that. There is no such thing as transgender I wish people would get that through their thick skulls and start making babies again

  • Papeeshka
    Papeeshka 4 months ago

    What is “this generation”? The actual number of people in the US?

  • jeremyud
    jeremyud 4 months ago

    Good.

  • Jasonism
    Jasonism 4 months ago +4

    As a Millennial, Mission Accomplish

  • Midnight Foxx
    Midnight Foxx 4 months ago +3

    Girls hooking up with girls, dudes banging dudes, what you think is the problem 😒

  • Jafninetyfour
    Jafninetyfour 4 months ago +1

    Cheaper to have a pupper anyway

  • Jafninetyfour
    Jafninetyfour 4 months ago +3

    It is because it's too expensive and most of the kids coming out of college wanna pay off their loans and buy homes first.

  • Sil
    Sil 4 months ago +7

    Breathings become too expensive.

  • Mohammed Mohteshim Ahmed
    Mohammed Mohteshim Ahmed 4 months ago +4

    Pull out games STRONGGGG

  • Jim Parker
    Jim Parker 4 months ago +3

    It is true that everything is very expensive in the U.S. these days that for many couples it is not fee sable to have children. It used to be that one member of the family could be the bread winner,but as we got into the 90's it was becoming a country where it would take both to work to be able to actually survive in the U.S..Now days even when both work some have to work two jobs.It appears that many who are having children are relying on government support.With the current illegal immigrant problem this appears to be the only way to build up the population in the U.S..At what cost though.Many of these individuals coming across will most likely have 3 or more children and will most likely rely on that government assistance.Either way the taxpayer looses in the long run !!!

  • PammyWammy
    PammyWammy 4 months ago

    Not in Alabama tho....

  • LaToya Taylor
    LaToya Taylor 4 months ago +3

    To add to what all are saying about expenses, we don't have enough time to be with our children because all of the parents have to work one or more jobs to cover life's expenses. Our children need us

  • Stan Mann
    Stan Mann 4 months ago

    Is this why Alabama is trying to outlaw abortion?

  • Happy Cat
    Happy Cat 4 months ago +3

    Isn’t this good??? There’s already enough people trashing and crowding the earth..

  • Jack James
    Jack James 4 months ago

    Their plan is working...

  • 256mike
    256mike 4 months ago +2

    Someone posted this and God bless him for telling the true.👍🏽🤗😇😎 Keep up the great job brothers 👍🏽. No more falling victim to marriage where men have no rights in the courts. Treat women like a penny stock pump and dump if you fall in love 95% of the time you become a victim to her. Now for reason 2 there will be a WW3 and your kids will be the ones paying for it when they grow up and that is if they don’t end up in a war draft from 17 years old and up could even be younger if the Evil leaders change the law. So remember every kid being born is a victim to the evil Leaders

  • maykelsGamez
    maykelsGamez 4 months ago +10

    Keep up the great job brothers MGTOW all the way👍🏽. No more falling victim to marriage where men have no rights in the courts. Treat women like a penny stock pump and dump if you fall in love 95% of the time you become a victim to her. Now for reason 2 there will be a WW3 and your kids will be the ones paying for it when they grow up and that is if they don’t end up in a war draft from 17 years old and up could even be younger if the Illuminati change the law. So remember every kid being born is a victim to the evil Illuminati. Subscribe to my TheXvid channel if you agree with me and give me a like. thexvid.com/video/nJgQcfLIVas/video.html

  • BDMF 1967
    BDMF 1967 4 months ago +6

    HAVING A CHILD CHANGES YOUR LIFE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE! THINK WISELY.

  • Sandlin22
    Sandlin22 4 months ago

    Good we already have too many people and were vigorously creating automation. The answer is to scale back the human population.

  • Shandel Roll
    Shandel Roll 4 months ago

    This is why the abortion bans and birth control regulations are savory aubjects for republicans and the alt right.

    • Skyline Fever
      Skyline Fever 3 months ago +1

      Whenever I think of an alt-right person, I think of someone who would ban birth control for white women and nobody else.

  • huckle berry
    huckle berry 4 months ago +2

    30 million illegals here already and thousands per week sneaking in. Why bother having kids, the melting pot is full.

  • T Watt
    T Watt 4 months ago +2

    Muslims will have lots & lots of babies for you. Paid for by your welfare.

  • Mr. Papageorgio
    Mr. Papageorgio 4 months ago

    Its the birthrates
    Its the birthrates
    Its the birthrates
    Its the birthrates

  • Kane Campbell
    Kane Campbell 4 months ago

    Good, the human population is already huge. it's not like we need more people

  • Paul :
    Paul : 4 months ago

    Because feminist are anti-females

  • Bob Vague
    Bob Vague 4 months ago +1

    This is a good thing

  • S. Mts
    S. Mts 4 months ago

    Nobody wants to bring a baby into this world and the economy the instability since Trump etc made natural birth control come back hugely.

    • TheOne 316
      TheOne 316 4 months ago +1

      You women just love killing babies. You're the biggest mass murderers on the planet.

  • SpongyKarma1
    SpongyKarma1 4 months ago +17

    Maybe it's because the cost of existing is too damn high.

  • oldman RETRO
    oldman RETRO 4 months ago +1

    I guess teens stop having sex?
    I remember them saying in my younger years there was a lot of single mother pregnancies like back in the 90s early 2000’s

  • Mark Hollingsworth
    Mark Hollingsworth 4 months ago +2

    Why have babies when we will get 25 million new ones in the next 2 years.massive waves of illegals are coming& most will be pregnant

    • Mark Hollingsworth
      Mark Hollingsworth 3 months ago +1

      @Mr Skynear he's part of the scam

    • Mr Skynear
      Mr Skynear 4 months ago +1

      Trump's in power, I thought he was stopping the illegals.

  • DEADPOOL
    DEADPOOL 4 months ago +1

    Don't know about everyone else but when I was 5 years old I knew I didn't want children. I'm 33 years old now and still feel the exact same way I did 28 years ago.

    • DEADPOOL
      DEADPOOL 4 months ago +1

      juan cervantes, lol. To be fair it was 1990. Things were a lot different back then. Not to mention kids having "adult" opinions on serious subjects is inherently funny. Also, a five year old knows hardly anything about the world. So from that perspective it would make sense to see humor in such a statement. The only problem was that I was speaking from something internal, not a response to the outside world. It can be difficult distinguish between clear vision and distorted perception when it comes to kids. That's part of the job of a parent. To guide children along. The things that are true will continue to be true and the things that a child might have a poor understanding of will alter with time or be abandoned completely. Laughter in the given context was appropriate.

    • juan cervantes
      juan cervantes 4 months ago +2

      DEADPOOL she laughed? Why would she find humor in that statement? Also you're telling her what you want and shes basically saying you're wrong. Sounds like an arrogant person.

    • DEADPOOL
      DEADPOOL 4 months ago +2

      juan cervantes, I actually remember sitting in the kitchen playing when I told my mom. She laughed and said that I didn't know what I wanted. At that age I didn't know how to convey the innate feeling that I had, but I knew that it wasn't fleeting.

    • juan cervantes
      juan cervantes 4 months ago +1

      DEADPOOL what did you parents say when you were 5 and they found out

  • southchum101
    southchum101 4 months ago +5

    Good then maybe home prices will be cheaper.

  • Tramaine Terrance
    Tramaine Terrance 4 months ago

    Greetings, Humans.

  • 123
    123 4 months ago +3

    Reasons:
    - Debt
    - Abortion
    - Homosexuality
    - Child support laws
    And they think they are doing the right thing by enforcing these stuff on people..

    • Skyline Fever
      Skyline Fever 3 months ago +1

      Gays have always existed, the difference is that they are sometimes allowed to admit it. Making those people hide isn't going to make them have babies. Russia still stigmatizes gays, yet it can't solve their birth rate problems.

    • Miles Highson
      Miles Highson 4 months ago

      Use a damn condom next time

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous 4 months ago +2

    Game of thrones >> babies

  • Tallacus
    Tallacus 4 months ago +5

    Meanwhile in countries like Japan and Russia the government do not burden the nuclear family they even go as far as helping them. Something we should be doing instead of interfering with other nations

    • Watanabe mayu
      Watanabe mayu 3 months ago

      But Japan still failing to help the people

  • Timothy
    Timothy 4 months ago +42

    Any sane man would not want to have a kid in today's world.

    • Jo Carr
      Jo Carr 13 days ago +2

      I can't afford to live on my own and I'm still stressed out . People are running out of their retirement money and regret having kids

    • Spacely Man
      Spacely Man 15 days ago +1

      Yea man. This world is getting crazier and crazier nowadays.

    • Sil
      Sil 4 months ago +22

      @juan cervantes Not having kids in today's world. He just said it.

    • juan cervantes
      juan cervantes 4 months ago

      What is sane to you?

  • Ill blahzay Ill
    Ill blahzay Ill 4 months ago

    How many babies were aborted in 2018? Selfish evil people.

  • Rabinowitz Shekelstein
    Rabinowitz Shekelstein 4 months ago +1

    Brazil 2.0 here we come.

  • Joey Starrett
    Joey Starrett 4 months ago

    I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies.