Essay on Teen Pregnancy And Teenage Pregnancy

752 Words Dec 4th, 2015 4 Pages
Teen Pregnancy in Mississippi
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. Other complications like having gestational diabetes while pregnant, having premature birth, having high blood pressure, etc. Women who have gestational diabetes have to be careful on what she is eating, only until the end of the pregnancy because gestational diabetes occurs only in pregnant women. Every pregnancy is different than one another. Women experience pregnancy…

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