Nutrition is scarily one of hardest facts about teenage pregnancy to tackle. Pregnancy nutrition can be a bit daunting for any new mom, but for teens that are already feeding a growing body it gets tougher. Are teens capable of having a healthy pregnancy? Absolutely! Teens need to take care of their body, and that probably means changing some nutrition habits. Most pregnant … [Read more...]
Although it's declined a bit in recent years, teenage pregnancy is still a major issue in many parts of the world. Our Family World aims to help prevent teenage pregnancy with practical information and tips that make sense in a modern society. We also know that teen moms are dealing with enough already, so we try to provide a place where they can get advice and find helpful resources without judgement.
The United States has had several scary times when looking at teenage pregnancy statistics. If you were age 15-19 and female, there are several time periods where you would be at a much higher risk for becoming a parent. Teen pregnancy statistics in the US have risen and changed drastically several times. 3 Times America Watched Teenage Pregnancy Statistics Become Scary I’ve … [Read more...]
A teenage pregnancy affect grandparents just as much as the teenager. Throughout this series, we have looked more specifically about how teenage pregnancy affects mother and father, effects on the baby, and even the effects on society. Another part that is often not considered is that teenage pregnancy often can drastically affect and impact grandparents and other immediate … [Read more...]
How to prevent teenage pregnancy is a question that often has many parents frustrated and looking for support. Our schools are one of the most obvious environments to support both students and parents. Right now depending on the state you live, programs vary quite a bit in the information they provide. Is school an effective place to teach about sexual health, teenage … [Read more...]
Overall in the United States we should be proud of the progress that has been made improving teenage pregnancy statistics and the lives of many young families. Seeing that percentage dropping and continuing to drop in the last two decades means more young girls and boys are making smarter choices. As a country, we have made improvements, but there is still much work to be done … [Read more...]