Babies born as result of a repeat teen pregnancy are even more likely to be born premature—early and at a low birth weight. Declining teen pregnancy rates are thought to be attributed to more effective birth control practice, newer methods of birth control (e.g., long-acting, reversible contraception), and decreased sexual activity among teens. Sexual Abuse or Rape. Teens can become pregnant as a result of sexual abuse or rape. The Guttmacher Institute states that between 43 and 62 percent of teens acknowledge that they were impregnated by an adult male, and two-thirds report that their babies' fathers are as old as 27. Approximately 5 percent of all teen births are the result of a rape.Author: Sarah Pflugradt, RDN.
Teenage pregnancy is a result of voluntary or involuntary sexual activity. Teenagers think that they can avoid pregnancy with birth control measures but the only way to stop teen pregnancy is refraining from all sexual activities, until you are mature enough to understand what's right and wrong.Author: Kulbhushaan Raghuvanshi. Teen mothers are more likely to suffer from depression and many teen mothers attempt suicide. Adolescence has enough pressures without adding the pressures of an unplanned pregnancy to the mix. The pressures that pregnant teens face often result in teen abuse of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol, which further exacerbate an already challenging situation.
Teen Pregnancy in the United States. In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group. This is another record low for U.S. teens and a drop of 8% from 2014. Birth rates fell 9% for women aged 15–17 years and 7% for women aged 18–19 years.1. Once they are done with the freaky stuff, then send your teenage girl to the toilet to perform a pregnancy test. And wall-aah, she is pregnant! If for some reason you did not understand all the steps above, no worries! I got you. See below the video and will show you step by .
The primary NIH organization for research on Teenage Pregnancy is the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Disclaimers MedlinePlus links to health information from the National Institutes of Health and other federal government agencies.