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Report shows decline in teen births, prematurity, C-sections
USA Today

Rates of teen births, premature deliveries and cesareans all are going down, a new report says. “This is a positive picture,” says Jennifer Howse, president of the March of Dimes, which focuses on maternal and infant health. “Things are definitely heading in the right direction.” Overall birth rates also fell in 2010 for the third year in a row, according to the report, released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.