| ||Of all live births in the United States during 2012-2014 (average), 7.1% were to women under the age of 20, 51.3% were to women ages 20-29, 38.7% were to women ages 30-39, and 3.0% were to women ages 40 and older. |
| ||Babies delivered to younger and older women are often at increased risk of poor birth outcomes, including prematurity, low birthweight and infant mortality. |
National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
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