Negative Effects Of Teen Pregnancy

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In our society parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school. Aid young parents by starting a Babysitters Club so they can take GED classes. The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world. Nearly 85% are unplanned , which in any population can increase the risk for problems. The biggest risk for teen mothers is delaying prenatal care or worse, 7.2% received no care at all. Viewing teen pregnancy as a negative experience is detrimental to both the mother & child ; therefore , society needs to assists pregnant teens to help them & their children lead more productive , fulfilling lives.
Less than 2% of teen mom earn a college degree by the age 30. Young women who give birth while attending a community college are 65 percent less likely to complete their degree than women who do not
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These are the teens who have not been educated on how a baby impact their lives. They may want to hold on to their boyfriend/girlfriend, and think that a baby is the way to do this. The reason that teenagers do not use protection, is that they do not know how to get it, or can’t. Even getting condoms can be difficult for some teens (Different Facts About Teen Pregnancy). In Teen pregnancy some mothers are curious about the baby being taken care of that’s why some choose abortions or either keep the baby. Other than protections some parents bring a baby in this world today without money or a job & a place to stay just for the fun of it & when the baby gets here they need help with supplies & can’t afford by the things they children’s need. There is a difference on bringing a baby into this world without a baby’s father begin in a child’s life that’s why some teen put the baby fathers on child support to make the father give money in order to support what the baby

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