Teen Pregnancy

Alfredo Molina Photojournalism 6th period

3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year.Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school.About 25% of teen moms have a 2nd child within 24 months of their first baby.Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30.The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world.
Teenage Pregnancy Facts Final Cut