Teenage Pregnancy Prevention

Preventing Pregnancy in Pre-educated People

Risks of Teenage Pregnancy

Risks of teenage pregnancy are in the medical and emotional categories. Medical problems include low birth weight and inadequate fetal growth, which could do great harm to the baby, or preeclampsia, which could potentially kill the baby or mother. Emotional problems include feeling alienated from your peers, increased chance of poverty, and depression.

Story Time

Real People, Real Cases, Teen Pregnancy

Regina and Jessica are both teenage mothers. They think that it is overwhelming being a parent and a teen at the same time. They both got help from their parents and relatives, but Jessica's boyfriend, Luis, doesn't help out as much as he should.

Research Sources

Source: "What Are the Risks of Teenage Pregnancy?" LIVESTRONG.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2013.

Source: Gregoire, Carolyn. "Teen Pregnancy: Two Girls Share Stories Of What It's Really Like To Be A Teen Mom." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 21 Feb. 2012. Web. 28 Apr. 2013.