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The US Had Its Lowest Birth Rate Ever Last Year

American women had fewer children in 2017 than in any year since 1987, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease and Prevention Thursday. And the overall birth rate was the lowest ever recorded in the US. While there are some positive trends in the report, such as fewer teen pregnancies, there are also plenty of worrying ones, like more premature births. Continue reading The US Had Its Lowest Birth Rate Ever Last Year

So About That Woman Who Got Pregnant Twice in Ten Days

Earlier this week, news made the rounds that an Australian woman gave birth to twins conceived ten days apart, in an extremely rare case of “superfetation.” To make matters more intriguing, the woman had polycystic ovary syndrome, meaning her body doesn’t ovulate naturally. Apparently, she underwent a hormone treatment, to “spectacular results.”

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