Fewer babies born to teenage mums

Fewer women are becoming mothers in their teens, according to the latest statistics.

Last year, 256 babies were born to women aged 19 and younger, 8.6 per cent fewer than the 280 in 2019.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 23, 2021, with the headline 'Fewer babies born to teenage mums'. Subscribe