Teen Pregnancy

Abby Timm-Haworth

Message: Think Before You Act Or Suffer The Consequences

Prevent Pregnancy

  • Use protection

  • Learn to say "No"

  • Don't do it at all ( no sex )

  • Birth Control


  • About a quarter of teen moms have a second child within 24 months of their first baby.
  • The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world.
  • In 2008 the teen pregnancy rate among African-American and Hispanic teen girls, age 15 to 19, was over two and a half times higher than the teen pregnancy rate among white teen girls of the same age group
  • 8 out of 10 teen dads don’t marry the mother of their child.
  • Teens had fewer babies in 2010 than in any year since the mid-1940s.
  • Almost 50 percent of teens have never considered how a pregnancy would affect their lives.
  • In the United States, there nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies each year, that's about 2000 a day! This means that about 30% of girls get pregnant at least once.