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Adolescent Health and Teen Pregnancy in the United States

INTRODUCTION. Adolescent pregnancy in the United States is a complex issue affecting families, health care professionals, educators, government officials, and youths themselves. 1,2 Since 1998, when the last statement on this topic was issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics 3 (AAP), efforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy have increased, 1 and new observations, technologies, and. Although the teen birth rate declined 64% between 1991 and 2015 from 61.8 to 22.3 per 1,000 female adolescents aged 15-19 years , the United States continues to have one of the highest teen pregnancy rates among developed nations , and racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in teen birth rates persist , .Because of the high rates and persistent disparities in teen births, teen pregnancy. Teenage pregnancy is an important public health issue: it is common, largely preventable and associated with negative sequelae, both for the teenagers who become pregnant and for their children. Compared with babies of older mothers, those born to teenagers are more likely to have lower birt Adolescent pregnancy and subsequent childbirth to women less than 18 years old continues to be a major global public health concern, affecting more than 16 million girls and young women worldwide (World Health Organization, 2014).Adolescent pregnancy is commonly associated with adverse psychosocial, socioeconomic, and health outcomes (Sedgh, Finer, Bankole, Eilers, & Singh, 2015)

Aim . To determine pregnancy and delivery outcomes among teenagers. Materials and Methods . An 8-year retrospective comparative hospital-based cohort study is analysing singleton pregnancy comorbidities and delivery parameters of a teenage group under the age of 20 compared with a young adult group 20-24 years of age in a university hospital.<i> Results</i> Adolescent Pregnancy in Early America While many Americans have become increasingly concerned with the problem of teenage pregnancy over the past three decades, the truth is that teen­ age pregnancy has been a soci­ etal concern for more than three centuries (Luker, 1996). In pre­ vious centuries, adolescent pregnancy and the problem Nowadays, teenage pregnancy has become a growing concern and therefore various causes of teenage pregnancy has become crucial. Teenage pregnancy refers to pregnancy occurs in young girls, mostly in the range of age 13 to 17 yeas old. According to Jackie, (2012) low self-esteem is among the causes of teenage pregnancy. Children wh Teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates in the United States have reached historic lows, according to two new reports. In 1991 the teen birthrate was 62 per 1,000 adolescents 15 to 19 years of age, according to one of the reports, from the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Teenage pregnancy is defined as occurring between thirteen and nineteen years of age. There are, however, girls as young as ten who are sexually active and occasionally become pregnant and give birth. The vast majority of teenage births in the United States occurs among girls between fifteen and nineteen years of age

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Globally, around 1 in 6 people are adolescents aged 10 to 19 years old [].Adolescent pregnancy is defined as the occurrence of pregnancy in girls aged 10-19 [].Almost one-tenth of all births are to women below 20 years old, and more than 90% of such births occur in developing countries [1, 3].The declining age at menarche and better nutrition and healthier lifestyles of younger generations. Introduction . Though teen age pregnancy had poor maternal and perinatal health outcomes, its magnitude and determinants are not well understood. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of teenage pregnancy in Wogedi, northeast Ethiopia. Methods . A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 514 teenagers in Wogedi, northeast Ethiopia. Often the terms Teenage pregnancy and Adolescent pregnancy are used as synonyms. According to UNICEF, worldwide every 5th child is born to teenage mother.3 Worldwide 13 million births each year occur to girls younger than 19 years. The incidence of teenage pregnancies varies dramatically between the different countries The general purpose of this study was to find out the effect of teenage pregnancy on the education of the girl-child. The study specifically aimed to: a. Identify the factors that lead to teenage pregnancy b. Determine the effects of teenage pregnancy on educational opportunities for teenage girls. 3. Methodolog

This article examines how the field of adolescent sexual health came to embrace evidence-based interventions (EBIs); whether or not this approach is effective in meeting the needs of adolescents, especially those at high risk for teen pregnancy; concerns related to the scaling up of EBIs; and identifies issues which must be resolved as we move forward Introduction Adolescent pregnancy is a significant cost to mother, newborn, and their family and society. Despite the enormous health and social impact of adolescent pregnancy, there is a dearth of nationally representative studies on factors associated with adolescent pregnancies in Nepal. Therefore, this study aimed to examine trends and factors associated with adolescent pregnancies in. The pregnant teen belongs to a maternity population with special needs. Adolescents often don't carefully plan their pregnancies, obtain preconception or early pregnancy care or readily identify their learning needs regarding pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. It's important for health care providers to address teens' unique physiologic and psychological needs as well as their specific. Background Teenage mothers are at increased risk for adverse social outcomes and short-term health problems, but long-term impacts on mental health are poorly understood. The aims of our systematic review were to determine the association between teenage pregnancy and mental health beyond the postpartum period, critically appraise the literature's quality and guide future research Teenage pregnancy has long been identified as a risk factor for adverse perinatal and long-term outcomes ().The occurrence of low birth weight has been observed to be much higher among children of teenage mothers than among children of women beyond adolescence (1 -11), and giving birth during the teen years has been found to be associated with a higher risk of prematurity (2, 9, 12)

Although the pregnancy rate in adolescents has declined steadily in the past 10 years, it remains a major public health problem with lasting repercussions for the teenage mothers, their infants. Teenage pregnancy has been viewed with increasing concern in recent years. In the United Kingdom, the issue became a public health priority through the incorporation of targets for reducing teenage pregnancy in the Health of the Nation strategy.1 The continuing political importance of teenage pregnancy is marked by the current government's decision to commission a report by its Social. Texila International Journal of Nursing Volume 3, Issue 2, Dec 2017 Consequences of Teenage Pregnancy Article by Catherine Malethola Lebina MSN, Texila American University, Lesotho E-mail: catherine.lebina@gmail.com Abstract Teenage pregnancy remains a challenge requiring urgent resolution the world over (United Nations Population Fund, 2013) Introduction. Teen pregnancy leads to negative health and social outcomes for both teen mothers and their children. 1-3 Over 16 million births occur to mothers under the age of 20 every year, and nearly all (95%) occur in developing countries. 4 In South Africa, about one-third of young women have borne a child by the age of 20, 5, 6 and these births are often accompanied by social stigma.

During 2003-2004, the period of greatest economic stress, race was determined to be the only predictor of teenage pregnancy. In particular, during 2005-2006, the reduction in pregnancy rates for Black minors (15-17) fell below those for White minors within their respective SES categories. Policy implications are discussed in light of these. NLM ID: 101651542 Index Copernicus Value 2017: 92.3. Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health is an Open Access peer reviewed journal, which publishes original research articles, review articles, case studies etc. in the field of Pregnancy and Child Health, providing free online access to the researchers worldwide without any subscription charges

This AJPH supplement on adolescent pregnancy prevention presents scholarly articles on how Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) projects take a holistic approach to pregnancy prevention among vulnerable youths. PREP grantees teach abstinence and contraceptive education to youths aged 10 to 19 years who are homeless, are in or aging out of foster care, live in rural areas or in. Teens expressed that birth control should be more accessible to teens stating, Teens need to learn to prevent pregnancy every time they have sex schools should give out condoms. Teens expressed the need for role models and information about love, respect, relationships, and caring ³Adolescent Pregnancy, Birth, and Abortion Rates Across Countries: Levels and Recent Trends,´ Journal of Adolescent Health , vol. 56, issue 2, February 2015, pp. 223-230. Congressional Research Service Adolescent pregnancy is associated with potentially serious health risks and poor social, educational, and economic outcomes for both adolescent parents and their children [18, 19]. Best practices focus on delay of sexual activity, particularly in younger adolescents, while promoting effective methods of contraception for those adolescents who.

the last decade, there has been a 51% decline in teen pregnancy, a 44% decline in teen births and a 66% decline in teen abortions (HHS, 2016). Although encouraging, adolescent pregnancy and STIs continues to pose a serious public health concern since adolescents have a disproportionately high rate of unintended pregnancy (82%) and STIs (HHS, 2016) The adolescent pregnancy epidemic in the Philippines has been acknowledged as one of the worst in the Western Pacific Region [] with a recent prevalence of 13.6% among 15-19 year olds.The Philippines is the only country in this region with no significant decline in adolescent fertility in the past decades [] from 56 per 1000 in 1973 to 57 per 1000 in 2013 [2, 3] Teenage pregnancy, Health Promotion, Sexual Health, Nursing, This work is licensed under a . Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Licence. As an open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution, in educational and other non‐commercial settings. Please cite this article as Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering 63 Teen Mothers and Socioeconomic Status pregnancy in Canada and describe common consequences. The outcome-ori-ented strategies that are presented encompass preventing teen pregnancy and teen mothers' further pregnancies, welfare reform and raising socioeconomic status (SES) levels

Contraception is a pillar in reducing adolescent pregnancy rates. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians develop a working knowledge of contraception to help adolescents reduce risks of and negative health consequences related to unintended pregnancy. Over the past 10 years, a number of new contraceptive methods have become available to adolescents, newer guidance has. Teenage motherhood is a global phenomenon affecting both developed and developing countries and constrains girls and young women from participating in education. Both teenage pregnancy and parenting are the leading reasons girls give for dropping out of school. Adolescent childbearing is especially disruptive to the educationa Abstract: Globally, teenage pregnancy remains a major problem; but, the available literature does not address this issue properly. The objective of the review was to find out the psychosocial effects of teenage pregnancy. The articles reviewed in this journal were collected from reputable and reliable databases, e-journals and reputed books

The Focus of Teen Pregnancy and Parenting . Teen pregnancy and parenting are often viewed as social, economic, and health problems, and the majority of teen pregnancy and parenting literature is focused on the negative consequences suffered by teen parents, their children, and society. Teen parents are more likely to drop out of high school. Teenage pregnancy is a major health concern because teenage mothers and their children are at high risk of illness and death. Aim of the study: was to determine the perception of teenagers pertaining to psychological consequences of teenage pregnancy. Hypothesis Most female at the age of 16-19 who are engaged at teenage pregnancy are more likely to have psychological problems

Teenage pregnancy: the impact of maternal adolescent

  1. Understanding the Impact of Effective Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Programs. A review of five rigorously evaluated adolescent pregnancy prevention programs shows that all five incorporate an emphasis on abstinence or delay of sexual initiation, training in decision-making and negotiation skills, and education on sexuality and contraception
  2. against teenage pregnancy (Gupta & Mahy, 2003; Sahoo, 2011). Additionally, promoting global education and awareness of global social issues, such as addressing teenage pregnancy through improving educational attainment, is important for social workers and practitioners. Teenage pregnancy is a global youth development issue
  3. The most recent data available from national reports on teenage pregnancy, teenage births, and abortion rates among teens 15 to 19 years of age were from 2005. Data analysis showed that the more abstinence was stressed, the higher were the rates of teen pregnancy and births
  4. In common with other countries, teenage pregnancy is attracting policy attention in Sri Lanka because of the risks it poses to maternal and infant health and social and economic well-being. This study aimed to increase understanding of the context of teenage pregnancy, by (1) describing the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of pregnant teenagers and their partners; (2) exploring.
  5. Teenage Pregnancy Peer-review Journals . Teenage pregnancy will be pregnancy in a lady 19 years old or more youthful. A lady can get pregnant in the event that she has vaginal sex with a man at any age after she's started having normal month to month time frames

Adolescent pregnancy has occurred throughout America's history. Only in recent years has it been deemed an urgent crisis, as more young adolescent mothers give birth outside of marriage. At-risk circumstances associated with adolescent pregnancy include medical and health complications, less schooling and higher dropout rates, lower career aspirations, and a life encircled by poverty #### Summary points Teenage pregnancy refers to pregnancy in women usually within the ages of 13-19, which may be intended or unintended. It remains a major public health concern worldwide. The World Health Organization has estimated that every year approximately 16 million females aged 15-19 and around one million girls aged less than 15 give birth. Complications during pregnancy and. changing, teenage pregnancy and motherhood result in few jobs, many academic years lost and teenagers failing to be productive workers in adulthood. Adams et al (1989) indicated that it was not the behaviour that was problematic, but the timin

Teenage Mothers Today: What We Know and How It Matter

Article Google Scholar 36. Sereno S, Leal I, Maroco J. The role of psychological adjustment in the decision-making process for voluntary termination of pregnancy. Journal of reproduction & infertility. 2013;14:3,143. Google Scholar 37. Ralph LJ, Foster DG, Kimport K, Turok D. Roberts SC The main role of teenage pregnancy is early marriage and excessive use of drug and alcohol intake.Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal Adolescent pregnancy is in part the failure of society, the home, school, church, and health community to adequately teach sex education. Prevention begins with understanding and knowledge [5]. People are particularly sensitive and defensive about sex education. The physical body, attitudes, and powerful feelings aroused particularly in.

About Teen Pregnancy. In 2017, a total of 194,377 babies were born to women aged 15-19 years, for a birth rate of 18.8 per 1,000 women in this age group. This is another record low for U.S. teens and a drop of 7% from 2016. 1 Birth rates fell 10% for women aged 15-17 years and 6% for women aged 18-19 years. 2 Teenage pregnancy is considered a key indicator of adolescent health for good reason.1 The associations between teenage births and mortality, morbidity, and social and economic hardship for the mother and child are well established. Research over many decades has provided us with a good understanding of the underlying factors for the complex issue of teenage pregnancy and reasonable evidence.

Impact of Social and Cultural Factors on Teenage Pregnanc

  1. both mental health disorders and adolescent pregnancy, as well as other problematic outcomes [6]. The focus of this article is on mental health risks for adolescent pregnancy and mental health issues that may emerge during pregnancy and parenting for teenage mothers. Search terms were th
  2. Globally, teenage pregnancy remains a major problem; but, the available literature does not address this issue properly. The objective of the review was to find out the psychosocial effects of teenage pregnancy. The articles reviewed in this journal were collected from reputable and reliable databases, e-journals and reputed books. The systematic analysis is a form of research that able to.
  3. ority and disadvantaged groups, documented in the United States and the.

Adolescent Pregnancy: Current Trends and Issues American

Adolescent pregnancy and parenthood: Recent evidence and future directions. American Psychologist, 53, 152-166. Article PubMed Google Scholar Corcoran, J. (2001). Multi-systemic influences on the family functioning of teens attending pregnancy prevention programs. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 18, 37-49 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of pregnancy complications, including pre-eclampsia, 14, 15 preterm birth 16 and low birth weight. 17, 18 Furthermore, maternal vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy has been associated with the onset of diseases later in life, including autoimmune diseases, 19 asthma 20 and type 1 diabetes. The pregnancy of a female before the age of 20 years is considered teen pregnancy. Teen pregnancy is thought to be a common health and well-being issue around the world. This issue affects families, health specialists, educational systems, governments, and teenagers themselves (Dangal, 2006). Teenage pregnancy has been Background: Social concern with teen pregnancy emerged in the 1970s, and today's popular and professional health literature continues to draw on social norms that view teen pregnancy as a problem—for the teen mother, her baby, and society. It is unclear, however, how adolescents directly affected by teen pregnancy draw upon social norms against teen pregnancy in their own lives, whether. Teen pregnancy and parenthood among young people with refugee backgrounds. J Youth Stud. 2013;16(5):663-78. Article Google Scholar 13. Ngum Chi CM. Contraception, teenage pregnancy, culture and motherhood among African Australian teenagers with a refugee background in Greater Melbourne, Australia

Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Implementation of a

The research on intended teenage pregnancy reviewed in the article was heterogeneous and presented several methodological shortcomings. That said, the findings draw attention to the complexity of adolescent pregnancy intentions and indicate the potential differences in attitudes that occur across various social contexts (Carter and Spear 2002. Aims of our study. We therefore aimed to: (a) compare the population prevalence estimates of mental disorders (including depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, eating disorders), history of self-harm, and recent thoughts of self-harm, in young pregnant women aged between 16 and 24 years against older women in a representative pregnancy cohort in South-East London The total percentage of women who reported any side effects or health problems did not significantly differ by whether the pregnancy ended in birth (n = 16; 11.2%), first trimester abortion (n = 28; 10.3%), or abortion later in pregnancy (n = 55; 12.2%). The most common side effects/health problems reported by women following abortion in the. Teenage pregnancy in South Africa is growing rapidly among school-going pupils and it leads to school drop-out as the teenage mothers have to leave school to care for their babies. Teenage mothers add to the number of women who are illiterate. In Matjitjileng village, pregnancy among young people has reached pandemic heights

Adolescent Development and Sexual Behavior. Approximately 10 years ago, new guidelines published in Pediatrics advised that girls who start to develop breasts and pubic hair at age 6 or 7 years are not necessarily abnormal. (1) The guidelines were based on a number of studies, the most important being the trial by Herman-Giddens et al (2) of 17,000 girls between the ages of 3 and 12 years who. OBJECTIVES: To outline the prevalence and disparities of teen pregnancy among school‐aged urban minority youth, causal pathways through which nonmarital teen births adversely affects academic achievement, and proven or promising approaches for schools to address this problem. METHODS: Literature review. RESULTS: In 2006, the birth rate among 15‐ to 17‐year‐old non‐Hispanic Blacks (36. Teenage pregnancies and teenage motherhood are a cause for concern worldwide. From a historical point of view, teenage pregnancies are nothing new. For much of human history, it was absolutely common that girls married during their late adolescence and experienced first birth during their second decade of life. This kind of reproductive behavior was socially desired and considered as normal 10 Conceptual Framework Teenage Pregnancy Psychological Effects Teenagers 11 Definition of Terms 13 Research Methodology Research Design This study is employed to understand about the psychological effects of teenage pregnancy to victims, to come up with an idea to help the victims, and also their family, who are affected in this situation Grindstaff CF, Adolescent marriage and childbearing: the long-term economic outcome, Canada in the 1980s, Adolescence, 1988, 23(89):45-58. 10. Moffitt TE and Team E-RS, Teen-aged mothers in contemporary Britain, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2002, 43(6):727-742. 11

Pregnancy and childbirth complications are the leading cause of death among girls aged 15-19 years globally, with low- and middle-income countries accounting for 99% of global maternal deaths of women aged 15-49 years. 3 Adolescent mothers aged 10-19 years face higher risks of eclampsia, puerperal endometritis and systemic infections than. Teen pregnancies carry extra health risks to both the mother and the baby. Often, teens don't get prenatal care soon enough, which can lead to problems later on. They have a higher risk for pregnancy-related high blood pressure and its complications. Risks for the baby include premature birth and a low birth weight. Using a condom, if you are. In Arkansas, the teen birth rate was the highest in the nation in 2014 at 39.5 births per 1,000 teen girls. Teen pregnancy and childbearing are linked to many negative consequences for the mother and child, including lack of educational attainment, poverty, and poor health. For example, only 40 percent of teen mothers finish high school, and of. Abstract PIP: Working as they do in clinics, hospitals, and schools, nurses in the US can play a critical role in reducing the rate of teen pregnancy. Specifically, nurses can: 1) educate and counsel youth about sexuality, reproduction, sexually transmitted diseases, and contraception; 2) work with children before they become sexually active; and 3) develop, implement, and evaluate community. Hispanic, African American, and American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents, for example, still have the highest adolescent birth rates in the country. 1 Rates for other vulnerable groups, such as runaway and homeless adolescents, adolescents in foster care, and adolescents living in rural areas, are higher than those of the general adolescent.

The United States ranks first among developed nations in rates of both teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. In an effort to reduce these rates, the U.S. government has funded abstinence-only sex education programs for more than a decade. However, a public controversy remains over whe The Namibia Demographic Survey in 2013 revealed that about one out of five teenagers aged 15 to 19 were either pregnant or had given birth. The United Nations report for the same year believes that about 127 girls get pregnant every day in Namibia. The aim of this article was to find out the impact of teenage pregnancy on academic performance of Grade 7 learners at a school in the Zambezi Region Background. In 2015, the birth rate among U.S. adolescents and young adults (aged 15-19 years) reached a historic low at 22.3 per 1,000 women 1.Decreases have been dramatic: between 2007 and 2015, birth rates fell 54% for females aged 15-17 years and 43% for women aged 18-19 years1.Adolescent pregnancy rates have decreased in all 50 states and across all racial and ethnic groups

Teenage pregnancy: trends, contributing factors and the

  1. Tel +1 (415) 517-4521. Email claire.brindis@ucsf.edu. Abstract: Attempts to solve the problem of adolescent pregnancy have long been a focus of national, state, and local efforts in the United States. This review article summarizes trends and strategies around adolescent pregnancy prevention, provides lessons learned and best practices.
  2. Recently, the incidence of teenage pregnancy has been very high in Ghana. The study therefore was designed to explore the effects of teenage pregnancy on the educational attainment of the girl-child at Chorkor. A total sample size of fifty-five (55) respondents was used for the study
  3. Teenage Pregnancy had been a worldwide issue, and has raised large numbers of campaigns and awareness to lessen its occurrence. The total number of this phenomenon is increasing each year. Philippines is one of the Asian countries which shares similar situation. In a study conducted by the National Demographic and Health Survey in 2013, one out of every young Filipino women age 15 to 19 is.
  4. Article Google Scholar 23. Gaudie J, Mitrou F, Lawrence D, Stanley FJ, Silburn SR, Zubrick SR. Antecedents of teenage pregnancy from a 14-year follow-up study using data linkage. BMC Public Health. 2010;11(10):63. Article Google Scholar 24
  5. Secondary outcomes at T1 were pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and sexual health screening since the assault. Findings Between April 15, 2013, and April 20, 2015, 141 (29%) of 491 eligible young people were recruited to the study (134 females; mean age 15·6 years [SD 1·27]), and 106 (75%) of 141 participants had T1 interviews (99.
  6. attitudes about teen pregnancy, or their positive evaluation of being a teen parent. Given the explicit purpose of 16 and Pregnant to prevent teen pregnancy (Dinh, 2010), coupled with the mixed messages regarding consequences of teen pregnancy that might unintentionally serve to encourage teen pregnancy (Peters, 2011), we pos

Perceptions of Adolescent Pregnancy Among Teenage Girls in

European Scientific Journal November 2016 edition vol.12, No.32 ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431 174 Western Europe (Seamarck, 2001). It is reported in India that adolescent pregnancy is one of the serious health threat for women aged 1519 years old - (Patra, 2016). In Nigeria, the ratio of teenage mothers to women in their 20 We also include whether the respondent had an older sister who experienced a teenage pregnancy, the mother's age at her first child's birth and at the focal child's birth, as well as the mother's expected age at marriage when she was an adolescent (<20, 20-24, 25-29, 30+, never). 6 Young women for whom early fertility is expected.

Pregnancy during Adolescence and Associated Risks: An 8

  1. This articles is brought to you for free and open access by the Journals, Magazines, and Newsletters at UTC Scholar. It has been accepted for inclusion in Journal of Adolescent and Family Health by an authorized editor of UTC Scholar. For more information, please contact scholar@utc.edu. Journal of Adolescent and Family Healt
  2. According to WHO (1986) pregnancy in a girl aged 10 and 19 years is adolescent or teenage pregnancy. Recently, Ogori et al (2013) posited that teenage pregnancy refers to pregnancy that occurs in young girls, mostly in the range age of 13-17 years old. Several studies have shown that the majority of those affected ar
  3. There is absolutely no evidence that covid-19 vaccines can affect the fertility of women or men, says new expert guidance. The guidance,1 published by the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists and the British Fertility Society, comes amid concerns that misinformation that has been circulating online about covid-19 vaccines and fertility may be putting some women off having.
  4. The mean annual teenage birth rate in our cohort was 19.4 per 1000 teens, 36% lower than the 2015 goal. Our teenage pregnancy and birth rates reflect teens using highly effective contraception.
  5. e stereotypes, messages, and character strength in young adult literature about teen pregnancy, an ALAN Review article by Denise Banker, Too Real for Fiction: Abortion Themes in YA Literature, focuses solely on exa

Teenage motherhood, social support and friendship. As a number of academics have argued, teenage pregnancy is not inevitably problematic. Robust challenges have been made to popular and political claims of a causal relationship between teenage pregnancy and social problems such as educational failure, welfare dependency and poverty (see for example Cater and Coleman, Reference Cater and. Provides quantitative research on the high rates of teen pregnancy among foster care youth, new qualitative research findings from Chicago-area focus groups in which foster care youth and foster parents were asked for their perspectives on teen pregnancy, and results of an online survey of Chicago-area child welfare service providers Regular prenatal visits, pursuing a healthy lifestyle (see our article Healthy Teen Pregnancy), and taking childbirth and parenting classes can help to reduce these risks and prepare a young mother (and/or father) for a great pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period. *This has been claimed by some studies, while also showing disproven in others

Teen Pregnancies, Births, and Abortions Slow : AJN The

The terms Hispanic American or Latino American are broad terms that refer to groups with a cultural and national identity arising from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Spain and other Spanish‐speaking communities who now live in the United States (Munoz & Luckmann, 2005; Spector, 2004; U.S. Census Bureau, 2004). In 2004, 35.2 million Hispanics accounted. Teens Deserve More than Abstinence-Only Education. Debra Hauser. Virtual Mentor. 2005;7 (10):710-715. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2005.7.10.oped2-0510. Each and every day in the United States, some 10 000 teens contract a sexually transmitted disease [1], 2400 get pregnant [2], and, tragically, 55 contract human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [3]

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  1. Adolescent pregnancy influenced by many factors STATE OF WORLD POPULATION 2013: Friday, November 29, 2013 . This is the third in a series of excerpts from the 2013 State of World Population report.
  2. News about Teenage Pregnancy, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times
  3. Management of Ectopic Pregnancy in a Broad Ligament and Recurrent Tubal Pregnancy: A Case Report. (Articles) Xuetang Mo, Shiyan Tang, Lee-Jaden-Gil-Yu-Kang Zhou, Cuilan Li. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Vol.8 No.5 ,May 4, 2018. DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2018.85049 952 Downloads 2,120 Views Citations
  4. ation with fear, anxiety, embarrassment, discomfort, and pain. 21-24 Women with a history of sexual violence may be more vulnerable to these harms than those without such history. 25 This factor is relevant to adolescent girls because 1 in 16 reproductive-aged women had a forced first sexual encounter (82%.

Prevalence and determinants of adolescent pregnancy in

This collection features AFP content on prenatal care and related issues, including preconception care, folic acid, medication safety, nausea and vomiting, pregnancy complications, and prenatal. Teenagers younger than 15 are five times more likely to die during pregnancy or childbirth than women in their twenties and mortality rates for their infants are higher as well. This study was therefore designed to determine the recent prevalence and identify factors associated with teenage pregnancy in a rural town in Nigeria. This study is an analytical comparative cross-sectional study Bronx Teens Connection's Clinic Linkage Model: Connecting Youth to Quality Sexual and Reproductive Health Care. Deborah J. O'Uhuru, Vivian Santiago, Lauren E. Murray, Madeline Travers, Jane F. Bedell. Published in issue: March 2017 Increase in prescription opioid use during pregnancy among Medicaid-enrolled women. Obstet Gynecol . 2014;123(5):997-1002. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000208 PubMed Google Scholar Crossref 19 Wyoming Candidate Undeterred After Teen Pregnancy Disclosure. A U.S. House candidate in Wyoming who disclosed that he impregnated a 14-year-old girl when he was 18 scoffed at the idea of dropping.

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Teenage Pregnancy

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The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy on the Educational

A research study published in the journal Pediatrics studied more than 6,000 Canadian women, ranging in age from adolescents to adults. The researchers found that girls ranging from 15 to 19. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2017;52(3):379-387; Provider communication with adolescent and young females during sexual and reproductive health visits: findings from the 2011-2015 National Survey of Family Growth external icon Liddon N, Steiner RJ, Martinez GM This article reviews the intersection between adolescent pregnancy and mental health. The research involving mental health risks for adolescent pregnancy and for parents who are teenagers are discussed. Depression and conduct disorder have emerged with the most attention. Research-based treatment of these disorders in adolescents is presented Teenage pregnancy or adolescent pregnancy is pregnancy in women under 19 years of age. Approximately 21 million teenage girls between the ages of 15 and 19 become pregnant each year in developing countries, and about 12 million give birth. Among these, about 10 million adolescent girls may have unintended pregnancies

Teen pregnancy is strongly linked to poverty, with low income level associated with higher teen birth rates. In addition, 63 percent of teen mothers receive public assistance within the first year of a child's birth. Fifty-two percent of mothers on welfare had their first child in their teens.. Low educational attainment among teen mothers affects their economic opportunities and earnings in. ERIC Identifier: ED316615 Publication Date: 1989-00-00 Author: Bempechat, Janine - And Others Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education New York NY. Teenage Pregnancy and Drug Abuse: Sources of Problem Behaviors. ERIC/CUE Digest No. 58. Many at-risk children manifest behaviors that are both a cause and result of their lack of success in school, and possible subsequent dropping out. Two. Adolescent pregnancy can also have negative social and economic effects on girls, their families and communities. Unmarried pregnant adolescents may face stigma or rejection by parents and peers as well as threats of violence. Girls who become pregnant before age 18 are also more likely to experience violence within a marriage or partnership Teenage pregnancy on the rise. Thursday, October 31, 2013. UNITED NATIONS (CMC) - A new United Nations report has spotlighted what it describes as the high rates of teenage pregnancies in the. Human trafficking affects a surprisingly large number of adolescents around the globe. Women and girls make up the majority of sex trafficking victims. Nurses must be aware of sex trafficking as a form of sexual violence in the adolescent population. Nurses can play a role in identifying, intervening, and advocating for victims of human trafficking as they currently do for patients that are. Abstract. The authors offer a best practices approach regarding pregnant adolescents revealing their circumstance to the school counselor. The counselor is often caught in a vexing conundrum; wanting to maintain confidentiality with the student and yet in many cases being compelled by the laws of their respective state to report the pregnancy to the student's parents