Teenage Pregnancy

Solving problems in our comunity

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How everything start

When a girl turns 12 and lives in poverty her future is out of control and in the eyes of many she is a women now .She faces the reality of getting marry at he age of 14 get pregnant at the age of 15 and if she survives child birth have might have to sell he body to support her family.That puts her in a risk of contracting an speeding HIV(AIDS),12 year old girls in poverty equals to many solutions.Many young pour girls may marry an older man and he abuses her.Teenage pregnancy is happening 25,000 times today.
The girl effect: The clock is ticking

Risks of getting pregnant

When teenage women are pregnant they need take care of their baby, and their self plus their studies. The teenage women can have complication in pregnancy such as anemia, toxemia, and other because the teenage women are physically and mentally ready for a child at this age.


Teenage pregnancy is a serious issue that may seriously impact the future of a young woman. Any teen pregnancy will be a challenge as teens typically lack skills needed to handle a pregnancy and motherhood. Patience, maturity and ability to handle stress are required by pregnant mothers of all ages. A teen pregnancy may also impact the baby. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that babies born to teens may have weaker intellectual development and lower skill set scores at kindergarten. They may also have ongoing medical issues and behavioral issues.
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Trouble with Finances

Financial difficulty may arise during a teen pregnancy or after the baby is born. It is expensive to raise a baby. Teens who do not have full-time employment may struggle to cover the basic expenses of life upon having a baby.

Meaning of teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20.A pregnancy can take place after the start of the puberty before first menstrual period, but usually occurs after the onset of periods.
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  1. 3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year.
  2. Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school
  3. About 25% of teen moms have a 2nd child within 24 months of their first baby.
  4. Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30.
  5. The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world.
There is many solutions for this common problem in the USA and we can make a mark and help in the prevention of teenage pregnancy