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    The Epidemic Of Pregnancy

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    PREGNANCY In the society that we live in today the term “Pregnancy” tends to scare at a lot of people no matter the age, race or sexuality. Pregnancy for some can be a scary experience if you are not mentally and financially prepared for the life long journey of parenting. The statistics of pregnancy will always change from year to year, from www.StaticBrain.com with the main source being the CDC (Center of disease control and Prevention state “Annual number of miscarriages is 600,000. The percent of women who smoke cigarettes and drink alcohol while pregnant combined is a whopping 26.6 %. Annual number of babies born to teenage mothers are 468,000, Mothers without adequate prenatal care is 7.6%. This is just to name a couple of facts that were…

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    Pregnancy In Prison

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    Pregnancy in Prison and The Effect of the Prison Environment Every single day in America there are more than 205,000 women incarcerated in prisons and local jails. A study by Maruschak, L. (2008) shows that out of those 205,000, approximately 1 in 25 women (in state prisons) and 1 in 33 (in federal prison) are pregnant when admitted to prison. The sudden increase of female offenders in prisons and jails has sparked conversation surrounding the medical treatment required and the policies that…

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    Unintended Pregnancy

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    Unintended pregnancies happen almost every-time. Forcing a pregnant women to keep a child is very un-american like just because of the fact the women has no choice or say. An impregnated women may not have the responsibilities to take care of a child thus, leading the child to set bad examples in school or around other children.Abortion is a topic that requires people to look at it both from a negative and a positive aspect. There is no edge, who has the better side, etc. Pro-life is keeping a…

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    Pregnancy In Oklahoma

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    Teen Pregnancy In Oklahoma Teenage pregnancy is a major conflict in today’s society, and the fact that parenting is a very demanding job makes it even harder for teen parents to raise children themselves. Over the course of several decades, teenage pregnancy rates have grown dramatically, did you know Oklahoma ranks number four in the United States for teen pregnancy? Teenagers, unaware of the risks and consequences, decide to allow themselves in sexual activities. These consequences include…

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    Teen Pregnancy

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    According to the Mayo Clinic, “the most common complications for pregnant teens – especially those younger than age fifteen and those who don’t receive prenatal care – include a low level of iron in the blood (anemia), high blood pressure, and preterm labor” (Mayo Clinic Staff). All of these complications can have a very negative impact on the mother, her pregnancy, and her child. Anemia during pregnancy can cause a woman to go into preterm labor, suffer from postpartum depression, and possibly…

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    The pregnancy is dated from the first day of a mothers last period. So in the first few weeks of the pregnancy, the mothers body will prepare for ovulation as it normally would. Meaning the mother isn 't actually pregnant in these first few weeks. After roughly two weeks after the start of the mothers last period, she will ovulate. Three weeks from the last period the fertilised egg will move through the fallopian tube and towards the womb. The egg, which to begin with is a singular cell, will…

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    Teen Pregnancy and Statistics It’s come to obvious that pregnancy can happen at almost any age but only if the woman and the man’s reproductive system is matured to conceive an unborn child. But we’ve always known that contraceptives have been available when wanting to engage in sex no matter at what age. Teen pregnancy has always been a factor here in the RGV. Also being that the RGV is mostly populated by Hispanics, yes the occasional whites and blacks but mainly Hispanics. It has always been…

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    Marijuana Effect on Pregnancy Marijuana is the most popular illegal drug in the world. Marijuana comes from the plant cannabis. Cannabis has an active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. THC makes feel high and affect the way our body works. Pregnant women marijuana smoked in a different ways such as steam, seeds, and flower and also it can be mixed in to foods such as cookies, lollipops, brownies and tea. Marijuana has been used for centuries as a medicine, although we didn’t know about its…

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    Pregnancy Argument Essay

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    During a woman 's life, one of the most exciting and extraordinary roles to go through is pregnancy. Being pregnant is a very intimate experience for several women; during this period a woman 's life goes through many new challenges and may encounter possible problems. Everybody acknowledges that a healthy pregnancy demands special care especially since the woman’s body goes through tremendous changes. A healthy diet followed by moderate exercise is critical and recommended by doctors, as it…

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    dramatically affected in early pregnancy, the major mission is defined by promoting a better and timely instruction and sex education involving American teens, obtaining more committed teens into the prevention of early pregnancy. For example, in her "Diary of a Teen Mom", Arielle Haney, teen mother of John, 2 years old, affirms, "Teens need to know that it can happen to anyone. They need to hear true accounts of teen pregnancy." In fact, she sadly explains, how she was criticized and told she…

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