MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The number of babies born in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth straight year.
The state Department of Health Services reported Monday that there were 66,566 live births to Wisconsin residents in 2013. That is 663 fewer than in 2012.READ MORE: MDH: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Salame Sticks Sold At Trader Joe's
Births in Wisconsin have gone done every year since 2007.
The number of live births last year was the lowest since 1997 when there were 66,490.READ MORE: Campus Alert: Person Robbed Near West Bank By Suspect With Screwdriver
The teen birth rate also dropped between 2012 and 2013. It went from 21.9 to 19.7 per 1,000 females between the ages of 15 and 19.
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