MADISON — The
number of babies born in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth
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.
Wisconsin have gone done every year since 2007.
The number of
live births last year was the lowest since 1997 when there were
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.