TEENAGE pregnancies have fallen to a record low because youngsters are too busy sexting to have sex in person. Experts say they spend so much time flirting online and sending raunchy social media m… The rate of pregnancies among girls under 18 in England and Wales has dropped by 45 per cent since 2007 — the year iPhones hit the UK. It stands at the lowest level since records began almost 50 years ago. The estimated number of conceptions to girls under 18 fell to 22,653 in 2014 compared with 24,306 in 2013, a 6.8 per cent dip. Better access to contraception is also believed to be a factor in the decline.
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