Teen Pregnancy….. Why???? <ul><li>Some teens want to have babies  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(someone to love) </li></ul></ul><...
Who is @ risk 4 teen prgncy? <ul><li>N E 1 tht has SEX! </li></ul>
What do u njoi 2day, as a teen? <ul><li>Hanging out @ d mall! </li></ul><ul><li>Goin 2 gamz (basketball, futbal, etc) </li...
Where do you see yourself in 5, 10, 15 years…… <ul><li>College </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling ...
If u have a baby….. <ul><li>You have 2 set a schedule for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washing baby clothes </li></ul></ul><ul><...
HOW DO U NOT HAVE A BABY? <ul><li>Abstinence </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent & Proper Condom use </li></ul><ul><li>Effective ...
What happens to teen mothers? <ul><li>Only 41% of teen mothers complete high school </li></ul><ul><li>1.5% obtain their co...
FINAL FACTS…. <ul><li>Houston leads in births for youth under age 15  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More girls under 15 give birth...
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  1. 1. Teen Pregnancy….. Why???? <ul><li>Some teens want to have babies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(someone to love) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent use of birth control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(don’t know how to use a condom or don’t use a condom) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think they won’t get caught (just this one time won’t hurt) </li></ul><ul><li>To keep a mate </li></ul><ul><li>Unwanted sexual relations (Rape) </li></ul><ul><li>To get back at a parent or guardian </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who is @ risk 4 teen prgncy? <ul><li>N E 1 tht has SEX! </li></ul>
  3. 3. What do u njoi 2day, as a teen? <ul><li>Hanging out @ d mall! </li></ul><ul><li>Goin 2 gamz (basketball, futbal, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Buying Clothes, Shoes, electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Sleeping Late on Saturdays </li></ul><ul><li>Talking & Texting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where do you see yourself in 5, 10, 15 years…… <ul><li>College </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling </li></ul><ul><li>Driving a sports car… </li></ul><ul><li>Well established in life…degree & GREAT Job </li></ul><ul><li>World Known Athlete.. </li></ul><ul><li>& THAT 2!!! </li></ul>
  5. 5. If u have a baby….. <ul><li>You have 2 set a schedule for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washing baby clothes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feeding the baby </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a sitter when you want to go out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra money is for pampers, milk… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Up early for feedings and changing diapers… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EVERYTHING CHANGES </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. HOW DO U NOT HAVE A BABY? <ul><li>Abstinence </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent & Proper Condom use </li></ul><ul><li>Effective preventive birth controls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth control is not 100% effective does not 100% prevent HIV/STD or pregnancy. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What happens to teen mothers? <ul><li>Only 41% of teen mothers complete high school </li></ul><ul><li>1.5% obtain their college degree by the age of 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Many teen mothers go on to have more children - about 1/4 of teen mothers have a second child within 24 months of the first birth. </li></ul><ul><li>A 1990 study shows that almost 1/3 of all teen mothers and 1/2 of unmarried teen mothers go on welfare within the first year of the birth of their first child. Within five years after the birth of their first child, almost one-half of all teen mothers and over three-quarters of unmarried teen mothers began receiving WELFARE . </li></ul>
  8. 8. FINAL FACTS…. <ul><li>Houston leads in births for youth under age 15 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More girls under 15 give birth in Houston than any other U.S. city, according to a new national report, and many of the city's teen moms have additional children before they turn 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One hundred and thirty Houston girls under 15 gave birth in 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Houston had 6,591 teen births in 2006, the nation’s third most… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hispanics accounted for 4,201 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blacks 1,881 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whites 442. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.craverightchoices.org/whatsup/?sub=pregnancy </li></ul></ul>

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