How Does Teen Pregnancy Affect Society
Just thirty-eight percent of Teen girls who have a child before age eightteen get a high school diploma. More than fifty percent of teen mothers never graduate from high school. Most teenage girls don’t plan to get pregnant, but many do. Most of the schools can’t afford a day care, transportation costs, and being in schools schedule and being a young age many of difficulties that mothers when they try to go back to school after their child is born. Not only young parents having trouble taking care of kids, parenting at any age can be challenging. As the increase in teen pregnancy rate has occurred both birth rate and abortion rate have increase.
Teen Pregnancies carry extra health risks to both the mother and the baby. Often, teens don’t get prenatal care soon enough, which can lead to problems. They have a higher risk for pregnancy-related high blood pressure and risk for the baby include premature birth and a low birth weight. Girls who are pregnant especially if they don’t have any support from their parents are at risks of not getting prenatal …show more content…
Most adolescents who give birth are eighteen or older in 2013, seventy three percent of all the teen births occurred to eighteen through nineteen years old. Although hispanics currently have the highest teen birth rates, they have also had a dramatic recent decline in rates. Since 2007, the teen birth rate has declined by forty five percent for hispanics, compared with declines of thirty seven for blacks and thirty two percent for whites. Most of teens moms can’t afford of paying bills, but there is medicaid for pregnant women that pays your bills but, getting into Medicaid programs pays you forty percent of all childbirths in the United States. Which qualify receive coverage for the prenatal care, labor, and delivery, and they receive postpartum care for sixty days.
To Conclusion, teen pregnancy is a very important because when you find out you are pregnant and keeping it as a secret to your parents, you would need to talk to someone who is willing to listen and being there for you. I know it is hard to be a mom in a young age without no support or love from your family, it hurts because I was in that situation