What Does 16 And Competency Promote Teenage Pregnancy?

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When it comes to the topic does “16 and Pregnant” promote or discourage pregnancy, most of us will readily agree that the show promotes teen pregnancy. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of those that are actually teen moms. Whereas some are convinced that “16 and Pregnant” promotes teen pregnancy, others maintain that the show discourages teen pregnancy, to which I would have to disagree with. The show seems to promote more than discourage young viewers by glamorizing this unreal look on teen pregnancy.
“16 and Pregnant” show viewers how fast the teen moms become popular, and in this generation most girls seek attention. These teen moms get paid for MTV to record their pregnancy and even life after pregnancy. There
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Not only are they assuming they will become famous but these teenage girls are ruining their future by having to drop out of school and get a job to take care of their baby. With that being said, I don’t believe that MTV decided to make a show that would increase teen pregnancy but they showed “16 and Pregnant” knowing it would be a big hit. Every girl wishes they were famous or as popular as the teen moms that star on the show but not everyone gets that “lucky”. Girls, should focus on their future before having to focus on a he responsibility, like another life. Like I mentioned earlier in the text it’s a baby taking care of a baby. To be honest, when I watched “16 and Pregnant” I thought about how I can also be on the show and get paid for MTV to record my pregnancy and my life afterwards. I wouldn’t mind being famous and being on TV. Then I thought, “Why ruin my life for something that might not happen?” we girls are smarter than that. We shouldn’t let a silly show encourage us to get pregnant because at the end of the day we’re the ones that are stuck with a huge responsibility. A teenager can’t take care of another human being when he or she can’t even take care or provide for themselves. Especially young girls, they are the ones that are the most influenced by the show. The show makes it seem like it’s easy to be a teen mom. The Teen Moms on the show have the support from their parents. Kailyn Lowry, one of the teen moms that let MTV fold her pregnancy, suggests that teens should wait to start a family. “I did get two blessings, but I still haven’t got my bachelor’s degree, because, one, day care is too expensive and, two, how do you balance studying and having two little ones at home?”-Ms. Lowry. Even one of the stars on “16 and Pregnant” suggest to wait because she knows what it was like and knows the struggle of not being

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