FSRH comments on ‘Conceptions in England and Wales: 2014’ data - no room for complacency

Posted 11 March 2016

Date: 11 Mar 2016

Type: FSRH Press Releases and Statements

In this statement FSRH welcomes figures illustrating that under 18 conception rates have reached their lowest since 1969.

FSRH also expresses its concern at the rise in conceptions leading to abortion women under 40 as a whole. Despite evident improvements in the teenage pregnancy rates, there is no room to be complacent. 

Read the statement in full below.