Teen Pregnancy and its Effects
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Parenting at any age can be challenging, but it can be particularly difficult for adolescent parents. In 2016, just over 209,480 babies were born to teen girls between the ages of 15 and 19. Childbearing during adolescence negatively affects the parents, their children, and society
THERE ARE ONLY 30% OF THE POPULATION RECEIVES PRENATAL CARE IN THE 1ST TRIMESTER
50% OF PREGNANCIES IN THE u.s ARE UNINTENDED
EACH WEEK IN NEBRASKA 495 BABIES ARE BORN TO TEEN MOMS (age 15-19)
THERE ARE CURRENTLY 5.3 MILLION INFANTS AND TODDLERS LIVING IN LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
A SEXUALLY ACTIVE TEENAGE GIRL WHO DOES NOT USE REGULAR CONTRACEPTION HAS ALMOST 90 PERCENT♂ CHANCE OF BECOMING PREGNANT WITHIN ONE YEAR.
BOYS BORN TO MOTHERS UNDER AGE 19 are 13 % MORE LIKELY TO be INCARCERATED. DAUGHTERS OF TEEN MOMS ARE OVER 20 % MORE LIKELY TO HAVE THEIR OWN CHILD AT A YOUNG AGE.