Children born to white women were free because of the status of the mother.
In 1989, 6% of children were born to women in their second or later marriage.
Now a quarter of all American children are born to single women.
About 80 percent of Down syndrome babies are born to women younger than 35.
This is because most babies, in general, are born to younger women.
In 2004, 36 percent of babies were born to unmarried women.
Half of all premature babies are born to women with no known risk factors.
About 400 babies a year at Temple are born to women who have been using cocaine.
So far, 29 children have been born to women at the home, which is nondenominational.
Others are born to women who abuse drugs or alcohol.