Mississippi’s teenage pregnancy rate has been ranked one of the highest, for many years.
Getting pregnant is putting life at risk because no one ever knows what will happen during or after the pregnancy. For teenagers, getting pregnant can cause some complications to the one carrying the baby and to the baby. There are ways to avoid teenage pregnancy such as increasing education in schools about abstinence, having protection if being sexually active, and being more socially involved with friends and enjoy being a teenager because one gets to be a teenager only once. Teenagers who are sexually active should be informed about these three ways to avoid pregnancy.
Increasing sex education (abstinence) in schools is the one main thing to try and prevent teenage pregnancy. Teenagers do not know the consequences of being sexually active and sex education can inform those who need to know. Teenage girls should see that not every pregnancy will be an easy one as in, some pregnancies ends up being so complicated some pregnant women have to be in bed rest as early as seven months. …show more content…
Sex education in schools can definitely help with teenagers who are sexually active such as informing those who are and give those an idea that protection is needed if trying not to make a baby but also know that protection is not always one-hundred percent guaranteed life will not start. Also know that being social with friends is maybe one of the best ways to enjoy being a teenager than becoming a mother/father at a young age. Teenage pregnancy rates in Mississippi is known to be one of the highest along with obesity, and both can be prevented if wanting to do what is right. Teenage pregnancy is serious and teenagers should know the consequences of becoming sexually active which often leads to pregnancy. Teenagers should realize, it will not be easy but if getting sex educated at school, one should learn the consequences of being sexually