teenage pregnancy

the trials you will face as a teen mom

negative effect on teenage pregnancy

  • higher drop-out rate for mothers
  • hard time finding a job
  • you become a burden to your parents because they have take care of your child.
  • 1 in 3 girls are going to get pregnant in America
  • 750,000 teens get pregnant every year across America
  • 25% of teen moms have there 2nd child within 24 months
  • 8 out 10 dads don't marry the mother`

educational effects for the mother

  • 30% of teens in the united states drop out of high school
  • only 38% pregnant teens graduate high school
  • higher risk of for foster care
  • trouble taking care of your baby and trying to learn education
  • 2% of teen moms have a college degree by 30
  • 50% of the kids that have been born by a teen mom are more likely to repeat a grade
  • teen moms that have a daughter are 3 times more likely to be a teen mom
  • sons of teen moms are more likely to be in prison

risks of being a teen mom

  • the mother is more dependent on economy
  • the child is more likely to live in poverty
  • the child is more likely to have low birth weight
  • health problems from teens can carry over into the child