Teen Pregnancy And Teenage Pregnancy Essay

1492 Words Jul 6th, 2016 6 Pages
Did you know that there are about 16 million girls ages fifteen to nineteen that give birth each year? There is a generational cycle of teen pregnancy and it is the repeated cycle of teenage pregnancy that happens every year. The generational cycle of teen pregnancy happens all the time because of the influence from media, peers, and the lack of knowledge about the consequences of teen pregnancy. Drugs/alcohol can also increase a teen’s risk of becoming a parent because it worsens their decision making skills which can cause that person to do things that they don’t want to do if they were sober, and that can lead them to do sexual things. I am for anti-teen pregnancy and that’s because it can ruin the teens’ school life, ruin their relationship with others, and it affects their health. One of the ways that teen pregnancy can affect the teens’ school life is that it can make the parents have to use most of their time taking care of the baby than on doing their school work. It can force them to quite being in clubs/activities and it can also make them feel ashamed of themselves. All of this can lead both the mother and father to drop out of high school. Teen pregnancy even causes their child to be less likely than others to graduate high school, and that’s because the parents wouldn’t have the resources available for the child to go to school. Another reason as to why the child will have a low chance on graduation high school is that they will more likely have trouble develop…

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