Teen Pregnancy Research Paper

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Teen Pregnancy Can’t Be Right! You not ready to have a baby, if you are a baby. According to recent statistics, more than 900,000 teenage pregnancies occur each year; four in ten American girls will become pregnant at least once during their teens. Since, this topic is such big there are two sides the for teen pregnancy and the against teen pregnancy. People for teen pregnant feel that it is okay for teens to become pregnant as a teen. People against Teen Pregnancy feel that teens should not be able to get pregnant as teen. However, teen pregnancy is not good for no one because of society is giving money to support teen mothers, most teen mothers are in poverty, and most of the children and mothers have disadvantages throughout there hold …show more content…
Its not that they choice this life but due to them having the child so early it cannot have nothing but unsuccessful days. As said by Teen Pregnancy Harms Society, “Infants born to younger women are most likely to be born prematurely, die in the neonatal period, and be of low weight. Each low-birth weight baby average $20,000 in hospital cost; total lifetime medical expenses for such children can average 40,000.” In this case since it cost so much to be born why are these babies being born. After, birth all they do is die and if they do serve they have multiple chances of failing through there hold life. They mother probably would not be able to keep a job due to trying to raise the child to. According to Money, Income, Poverty, “Women with just a high school diploma will only make 2,878 and a woman with only one year of high school only make 932 and that is only if there is a full-time employment. If the mother does not have no support to help the mother do not have no choice but to stay home with the child. Also, the mother will be at risk of dropping out. As stated by Teen Pregnancy Nightmare, “Statistics indicate that more than 16,000 girls drop out of school because teenage pregnancies and adolescent marriage.” They would drop out because they must pick between going to school or getting a job so them and their baby would have what they need. Without these teen mothers going …show more content…
People for teen pregnancy have a point because they have now prevention group, they even have a TV show try to prevent teen pregnancy. For a moment through think about the show 16 and Pregnant. According to Reality Television Shows Reveal the Risk of Teen Pregnancy, “More specifically, teens who watched and discussion the episodes were more likely to believe that teens do want to get pregnant compared to those in the group who did not watch or discuss the episodes.” If people do not discuss what teens are seeing on this shows, then they will think it is okay to have a baby as a teen. Some teens even say” it is fun to raise something of your

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