Teenage Pregnancy

Free Tips on how to handle a teenage pregnancy: from prevention to handling depression

Conversations You NEED To Have With Your Teen To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

Many families wonder how they can prevent teenage pregnancy, and it is not easy. We know that teenagers can be easily influenced by living in the moment. The key is having regular and open conversations with your child so that they know your values, beliefs and understand the risks of having sex young. These conversations …

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3 Strategies To Have A Healthier Teenage Pregnancy Through Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the biggest documented facts that affects teens ability to have a healthy pregnancy. According to a nutrition reference for pregnant teenagers produced by the University of Minnesota, pregnant teens unsurprisingly have many of the same challenges with eating as any other teen. This includes habits such as frequent snacking especially on high …

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Teenage Pregnancy Prevention

Teenage Pregnancy: How to Prevent Your Teen from Getting Pregnant

OurFamilyWorld is passionate about preventing teenage pregnancy as well as helping teen moms cope. We’ve done numerous articles on the subject over the last few years. We’ve shared options for pregnant teens, information on government teen pregnancy prevention programs and tips about finishing school while pregnant. We’ve shared tips here and there for parents on …

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Mississippi Teenage Pregnancy Law

Teenage Pregnancy in Mississippi Law Raises Disturbing Concerns about Privacy and Safety

Mississippi has the highest teenage pregnancy rates, with about 55 out of every 1,000 babies born to girls 18 and younger. Governor Phil Bryant believes sexual offenders who prey on young girls is at least partially to blame for the epidemic, and he intends to do something about it. Beginning on July 1st, 2013, hospitals …

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Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Antiquated Scare Tactics Are Not the Answer

Mayor Bloomberg of New York City is stirring up controversy again, this time in an effort to prevent teenage pregnancy. Since taking office, the Mayor has taken a lot of heat for his over-the-top initiatives to create a healthier city, including locking up formula in hospitals. Now, he’s taking aim at lowering the city’s teenage …

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Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy: Examining the Results of 12 Studies

While teenage pregnancy rates have dropped significantly over the last decade (as much as 44%, according to the CDC), it still remains a major issue in many parts of the developed world.  The results of a dozen different studies regarding teenage pregnancy were rounded up in 12 Studied Effects of Teenage Pregnancy. The results are very interesting, …

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16 and Pregnant: The Basic Facts of Teenage Pregnancy

Despite the amount of education available about the risks associated with teenage pregnancy, way too many girls are still finding themselves 16 and pregnant. In the United States, teenage pregnancy is once again on the rise. Of the approximately one-million yearly cases of teen pregnancy, only 85 percent of those are unplanned. That means that 150,000 teenagers …

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