A spokesman for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) Stoke-North Blackpool Wrexham Barnsley Barking Coventry Rhondda' Cynon' NHS Trust said: "While the rates of teenage pregnancy
in Coventry have reduced considerably over the last 15 years, there is a higher than average number of teenage births in the city.
The UK's once worryingly high teenage pregnancy
rates have been falling rapidly, according to figures reported in the British Medical Journal.
rates in Northumberland have been slashed by a third, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics.
In 2009, teenage pregnancy
produced 1,259 total births based on the record of the local civil registry here.
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It has been high on the Welsh Government's agenda, along with a greater awareness of teenage pregnancy
among teenagers and everyone else.
Scotland has a higher rate of teenage pregnancy
than most other western European countries so the Government set a target to reduce it to 6.
RATES of teenage pregnancy
in the North East have been slashed, new figures have shown.
Cardiff GP Dr Zoe Morris-Williams said: "This is very positive news, given Wales has among the highest teenage pregnancy
rates in Europe.
In 2001 the UK had the highest prevalence of teenage pregnancy
in Europe and was second to only the US out of 28 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries (UNICEF, 2001).
It is in light of this that she came up with the idea of a teenage pregnancy
awareness campaign so that other learners can be educated as well as to involve parents in the fight against teenage pregnancies.
Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, Kirsty Williams, said the figures show a continuing link between deprivation and teenage pregnancy