Abstinence: The Most Important Cases Of Teen Pregnancy

The effect teen pregnancy has on the mothers in substantial, from conception to life after birth. How do most cases of teen pregnancy occur? Adolescent females are likely to answer either out of “readiness” or peer pressure. In the case of “readiness”, we describe readiness as feeling as if you are mature enough to make the responsible decision to have sex, and understanding and accepting the responsibility of practicing safe sex, for not only you but for your partner as well. One the other hand teens describe their decision to have sex in their adolescents’ as a significant weight placed on them by their comrades. Either by the glamorization of sex, male initiation or stigma behind losing your virginity. “If I had to choose a better time for this to happen, trust me I would have, but it happened”, A 17 year old mother voiced as she described the situation she placed herself in. She admitted to being caught up into the world-win of teen pregnancy, with actresses such a Jamie-Lynn …show more content…
The dictionary definition of abstinence is the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something. Many teens say that, that is easier said than done which is understandable but many companies have come up with a solution proven to be 99.9% effective and that is to practice safe sex, every single time you decide to engage in sexual intercourse either via condom, birth control pills or other contraceptive options. The state of Oklahoma has decided to implement more educational sex-Ed classes in the school system once again, in order to educate youth on the risk factors that come with sex besides pregnancy. No truer words were spoken then the following from Jane Fonda “If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements; Civic engagement and

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