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Teen Pregnancy

  1. 1. Did you Know? That every one in three girls in the U.S. will get pregnant before the age of 20?
  2. 2. That’s 3 quarters of a million teens between 15 & 19 every year!
  3. 3. There are many reasons to prevent teen pregnancy! •Girls born to teen mothers are more likely to be teen mothers themselves, and boys are more likely to end up in prison. •Teen mothers are •57% end in actual birth less likely to attend - 1/3 end in abortion college •20% of pregnant teens experience depression and suicidal thoughts
  4. 4. Preventing teen pregnancy for teens! Don’t feel pressured!! 75% of girls and over 50% of boys report that girls who have sex, do so for there boyfriends! 6 in 10 teens and 3 in 4 adults believe teen boys have sex because its expected!
  5. 5. Preventing teen pregnancy for teens! And if you really do want to have sex, always use protection!
  6. 6. Preventing teen pregnancy for parents! •Keep communication •Be approachable •Teach family values •Watch for warning signs •Know what there doing
  7. 7. If you are already a pregnant teen, there are no easy choices, but here are the options •Adoption •Birth/Raising •Abortion
  8. 8. Teen pregnancy outcome 14% Miscarriage 29% Abortions 57% Birth
  9. 9. The choices are not easy but the consequences can be life changing….
  10. 10. This is a true story!! Lynn wanted an abortion… •Her boyfriend had become abusive and she was spending her nights in a shelter •But she didn’t show up at her •She had been appointment considering adoption •Unfortunately she experienced a miscarriage •Her boyfriend was arrested •She was glad that she didn’t go threw with it even though the baby didn’t survive….
  11. 11. Think about it…. The baby would always come first Before friends Before school Before anything you want to do
  12. 12. Keep your life your own! Be careful with your future! Don’t let teen pregnancy take control of your life!!
  13. 13. Presentation created by: Celestia Stall My sources were… •4Parents.gov •Allaboutlifechanges.org •Pregnantteenhelp.org •Yellowpipe.com •GuttMacher.org

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