The US birthrate is the lowest it's been in 32 years, and it's partly because millennials can't afford having kids
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The US birthrate is at its lowest for the first time in 32 years, Bill Chappell reported for NPR, citing CDC data.

An expert told Chappell that young adults' uncertainty about America's future is a contributing factor to the decline, but parents say it's because kids are too expensive.

The CDC's findings underscore other studies that say millennials are delaying having kids for financial reasons — more thirtysomethings than twentysomethings are having kids for the first time ever.


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