Working To Slow Teen Births In Hartford

Yanisha Claudio And Her Son (Jeff Cohen/WNPR)

Teen birth rates are on the decline nationwide.  But as part of a collaboration with the Connecticut Health Investigative Team, WNPR’s Jeff Cohen reports that the rate of teen births among Hispanics In Hartford is staggering.

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  1. peter brush

    It’s obviously not the most important issue, but in a story like this, where we are learning about the personal life of unwed teenage moms, it would be useful to hear how they pay for this “lifestyle choice.” How much does a typical girl (and her sperm donor) get in food stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy “Families,” housing subsidies? How much does the State of Connecticut spend on added education costs associated with kids having kids?

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