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    The Comprehensive Prevention of Teen Pregnancy Teenage pregnancy remains a catastrophic occurrence that wreaks havoc on the lives of millions. Wes Moore’s The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates published in 2010 compares and contrasts the lives of two different individuals with the same name. The lives of the two men overlap at times, but ultimately the final paths of their lives remain extremely different. The author Wes Moore has led a successful life as a Rhodes Scholar; however, the other Wes Moore will be in prison for the remainder of his life for manslaughter. In the course of the other Wes Moore’s life, he faces the daunting problem of becoming a teenage parent. Some say that abstinence-only education is the best way to prevent teen…

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    Promote Teenage Pregnancy

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    When it comes to the topic of, "Do Shows Like "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom” Promote or Discourage Teenage Pregnancy", most of us will readily agree that these shows do promote teenage pregnancy, where this argument usually ends, however, is on the question of how do these shows promote teenage pregnancy. Whereas most of us are convinced that they promote teenage pregnancy by bringing fame to these once ordinary teenagers, others maintain that these shows discourage teenage pregnancy by…

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    the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, in 2011 there were approximately 562,000 pregnancies among women under the age of 20 (2016). In an attempt to determine the predictors of teenage pregnancy, there were many conceptual variables to look at. These variables include delinquency, psychological factors, and aggression. Delinquency can be defined as “crimes or other morally wrong acts, illegal or immoral behavior especially by young people” (“delinquency”, 2016).…

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    Teenage Pregnancy. The Issues. Teenage pregnancy is a widely discussed topic with many different and completely opposite points of view. Ranging from great positives and support and encouragement for the teens undergoing this huge change in their lives and bitter disappointment and down look at teenagers who this has happened to. Due to the dramatic increase and decreases that have been happening these past few years, this subject clearly needs to be discussed in more detail. There are many…

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    If you scroll through T.V. channels you will see shows or movies such as Secret Life of an American Teenager, Juno, Teen Mom’s, or even the Pregnancy Act. All shows which are centered off the theme of pregnant teenagers. The idea of teen pregnancy has become an epidemic that is sweeping modern society and social media. Now more than ever, teen pregnancy is portrayed through television as glamorous, which has made it more acceptable. In my high school if you became a pregnant young woman you…

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    Teen pregnancy is pretty difficult because being a teenager, preparing for your doctor appointments, and planning financially is already a lot. Teen pregnancy is really famous now days. There are young moms all over the world. Half of American teenegrs are having sex. Which I can tell you because Ashley is one teen mom out of 1,000 teen moms. Teens have been having sex at really young ages, which that increase there would be more people with STDs and more teen pregnancy. Every single day there…

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    More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school. And nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies occur each year.” (DoSomething) If birth control was offered over the counter many regulations would need to be set into place to ensure the safety of women because there is negative correlations that may come with the positive risk. Birth control methods should be offered over the counter without a prescription because it would significantly decrease the amount of teen pregnancies occurring each…

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    1960's Social Changes

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    Introduction Beginning in the early 1960’s, American politicians began to pay closer attention to the social issue of teen pregnancy. Teen pregnancy refers to women between 13 and 19 years of age, who have not yet reached childbearing age and are still physically and mentally undeveloped to have children. A number of significant social changes during the late 50s and early 60s shifted American culture and brought along, long-lasting effects that still affect our society today. The sexual…

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    “Young women who avoid unintended pregnancy are more likely to stay in school, participate in the work force and have healthier, better-educated children.” – Unknown. Although the teen pregnancy rate in the U.S. has fallen within the last two decades, in “2004 it was more than twice that of Canada and Australia, more than 50% higher than Great Britain’s and seven times higher than Japan” (“Does learning about birth control in school help prevent teen pregnancy?”). Experts need to come to an…

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    Domestic violence is such a horrible thing that can be done by a partner or ex-partner. It is more atrocious if done during pregnancy as two lives will be affected. In fact, a new study just revealed that domestic violence inflicted on pregnant women can result in adverse conditions on the expectant mother and more importantly, on the baby. Science Daily reports that the cause of domestic violence during pregnancy can increase the risk of preterm birth, small-for-gestational-age babies and low…

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