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American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
Births: final data for 2010. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NVSR. 2012;61(1).
Births: preliminary data for 2011. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NVSR. 2012;61(5).
Delayed childbearing: more women are having their first child later in life. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db21.htm. Updated August 2009. Accessed November 15, 2012.
Livingston G, D'Vera C. The new demography of American motherhood. Pew Research Center website. Available at: http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1586/changing-demographic-characteristics-american-mothers. Published May 6, 2010. Accessed March 14, 2014.
National and state data. The National Campaign website. Available at: http://thenationalcampaign.org/data/landing. Accessed March 14, 2014.
NCHS data brief: delayed childbearing: more women are having their first child later in life. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db21.htm. Published August 2009. Accessed March 14, 2014.
Prenatal care. Health Resources and Services Administration website. Available at: http://mchb.hrsa.gov/chusa11/hsfu/pages/312pc.html. Updated 2011. Accessed March 14, 2014.
Ventura S, Mathews TJ, Hamilton B. Births to teenagers in the United States 1940-2000. National Vital Statistics Reports. 2001;49(10).
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- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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