Teen birth rates across the country have hit a historic low, with young Latinas leading the decline, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and covered by Fox News Latino. The latest government report shows that since 1991, the number of babies born to teens in the United States has decreased by nearly half to about 305,000, with a 39 percent drop in birth rates among young Latinas since 2007. Experts attribute the decline to the expansion of sexual education programs in schools, contraception awareness programs and improved reproductive health care among the nation’s youth.

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