Teen Parenting and Pregnancy

By: Luz Rivas

Reasons behind Teen Pregnancy

  • 3 out of 10 girls will get pregnant before 20

  • lifestyle

  • regular conflict with family

  • suffered from abuse

  • unstable house or low income

  • absence of parent

  • low self-esteem

Challenges facing Teen Mothers

Education

Financial Problems

Social Life

Options for Teen Moms

  • Keep your baby

  • Abortion

  1. abortion pill

  2. surgical abortion

  • Adoption

open adoption-see the child and have a relationship with adoptive parents

closed adoption-no information is shared between birth mother and adoptive parents.