- The number of births in the US rose 1% in 2014, the first increase since 2007
- The reproductive rebound was driven by women in their thirties and forties who may be responding to the economic rebound
- The rate of teen births dropped to 24.2 for 1,000 teens, which is an all-time low
(CNN)The number of births in the United States went up last year for the first time since 2007, according to an annual report by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics. The report found that there were 62.9 births for every 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44, which represents an increase of 1% over the birth rate in 2013.