Teenage pregnancy refers to pregnancy in a female under the age of 20.A pregnancy can take place menarche (first menstrual period ), normal taking place around the ages of 12 0r 13.BACK NEXT
DRUGS ALCOHOLBACK PEER PRESURE
1.Teen mothers are more likely to drop out of school 2.Only 40% of teen mothers under the age of 18 go to graduate high school, compared to 75% of teens from similar backgrounds 3.With any teenage mother that dropped out of school she may lack certain job skills so she won’t be able to support her child. 4. Teenage mothers aren’t very independent, they become financially dependent on family or on publicBACK assistance NEXT
1.Teenage pregnancy has raised a lot since 20072.About 10% of all U.S births in 2006 were towoman under the age of 203.67% of births are to teenage girls 18 and 194.More then 750,000 teenagers get pregnant eachyear5.About 3 in 10 teenage girls become pregnant atleast once before age 206.About 1 in 4 mothers under the age 18 have asecond baby within 2 years after their first baby7.Teen mothers are more likely to give birthprematurely than mothers over the age of 20
Is the use of various devices, drugs, agents, sexual practices, or surgical procedures to prevent conception or impregnation (pregnancy). This means that something (or some behaviour) becomes a contraceptive if its purpose is to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant.Condoms Contraceptives
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