Teen Pregnancy

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Teen Pregnancy

What Is Teen Pregnancy?Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20 at the time that the pregnancy ends. A girl can become pregnant from sexual intercourse after she has began to ovulate which can be before her first menstrual period (menarche), but usually occurs after the onset of her periods.

Fun Facts- 3/10 American Teens will get pregnant at least once before age 20, nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies each year- About 25% of teen moms have a second child within twenty-four months of their first baby- US has one of the highest teen pregnancies rates in the western industrialized world- 8/10 teen fathers don't marry the mother of their child- Less than 2% of teen mothers earn a college degree by age 30- Parenthood is th leading reason that teen girls drop out of school.- More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from highschool.- Rape does happen and is one of the reasons that teen pregnancies occur today.

New Mexico has the highest rate of teen pregnancies. 80/1000

How To Prevent PregnancyTo prevent pregnancy, you must have protection or any birth control to prevent having a baby growing. -Birth Control (Abstinence, vaginal ring, implants, patch, morning-after pills, male/female condoms, withdrawal (pull-out method) & many more.)

The baby grows from a fetus to a humanbaby within 9 months inside a woman's womb

Teen Pregnancy

dont get pregnant (:


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