Teen Pregnancy

By:Sarah Barnes

Waring about teen pregnancy!

You may think having a baby will make your relationship even stronger, but the fact is 8 out of 10 fathers don't marry the mother of their child. It's also true that these absent fathers pay less than $800 annually for child support, often because they are poor themselves and can’t afford legitimate support payments and about one-fourth of teen moms have a second child within 24 months of the first birth—which can further delay their ability to finish school or keep a job.

Reasons to prevent teen pregnancy

about 8 out 10 fathers don’t stay with the mothers after the baby is born, the mother either has to give the child up for adoption and let a family member take care of the child until she’s out children who live apart from their fathers are 5 times more likely to be poor than children with both parents at home.

Teen mothers having a Son or Daughter when their pregnant.

The daughters of young teen mothers are 3 times more likely to become teen mothers themselves The sons of teen mothers are twice as likely to end up in prison.