“pregnancy” Charts

In Vitro Baby Boom »

"More than 1.5 percent of babies born in the U.S. in 2012 were conceived in a laboratory dish thanks to…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 173
Score: 3

Likelihood of Down Syndrome Increases with Maternal Age »

The likelihood of a mother giving birth to a child with Down syndrome increases with maternal age. After age 30,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 142
Score: 2

Abortions: By Number of Prior Live Births »

Of the American women who had abortions in 2007, 40.9% hadn't previously given birth to a living infant. Only 4.5%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 56
Score: 2

Gestation Lengths Before Abortions »

In 2008, the gestation period for the majority of abortions (62.8%) was 8 weeks or fewer. Only 1.3% of abortions…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 53
Score: 2

Long-term contraceptives can reduce teen pregnancy by 36% »

Long-term contraceptive's have been shown to help reduce teen pregnancies significantly. The New England Journal of Medicine's 2014 article "Provision…

Joseph Abay
by: Joseph Abay
views: 142
Score: 1

Ladies, Mind That Pill »

Here's a scary stat: birth control pills have a 9 percent failure rate as they're typically used. While 99 percent…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 56
Score: 1

Southern States' Teen Pregnancy Rates vs. U.S. Average »

The question that remains: why are the majority of Southern states at or above the national rate of teen pregnancy?

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 27

U.S. Teenage Pregnancy on the Decline »

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the lowest teen birth rates were reported in the Northeast, while…

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 21

Your Obesity Doesn't Just Effect Your Health »

Researchers found that obesity during pregnancy can have fatal repercussions. Even with a BMI that is considered normal the risk…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 32

Teen Pregnancy is Not an American Problem »

Over 95% of girls who give birth under the age of 18 live in developing nations. 9 out of 10…

T S
by: T S
views: 68

Motherhood in Childhood »

There are an additional 26 countries where between 20% and 30% of of women between the ages of 20 and…

T S
by: T S
views: 78

Fetal Personhood Risks Lives, Saves None »

CO law already protects wanted pregnancies in the event of miscarriages caused in the commission of a crime. Yet anti-choice…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 49

A Shorter Pregnancy Period for Mothers of Twins »

The average duration of pregnancy decreases as the plurality of births increases. The average gestational period for singletons was 38.7…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 232

Teen Birth Rate is Declining »

The teen birth rate has been dropping over the past few years. Whether this is due to better sex education,…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 124

Effectiveness of Contraceptive Methods »

The most effective method of birth control is the implant, with only 5 out of 10,000 women experiencing an unintended…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 34

3rd Child Less Likely to be an Intended Birth »

For married mothers in the U.S., the first birth is more likely to be intended than following births. By the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 41

Pregnancy No Longer Stops Women from Working »

Women in the U.S. are continuing to work further into their pregnancies than ever before. From 1961 to 1965, only…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 28