University of Phoenix, HCS 465
March 4, 2013
Strunk, J. (2008). The effect of school-based health clinics on teenage pregnancy and parenting outcomes: An integrated literature review. The Journal of School Nursing, 24(1), Retrieved from: http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/10.1177/10598405080240010301 This research study was conducted to determine if school-based health clinics in the United States can provide effective support and guidance needed to avoid negative outcomes of pregnancy (such as low birth weight) and parenting (such as poor academic performance). Data for this research were based from five studies, which had suggested that school-based clinics had a positive effect on the pregnancy outcomes for teenagers for both pregnancy as well as parenting. According to EBSCO Host, this is a peer-reviewed article.
Whitehead, E. (2008). Exploring relationships in teenage pregnancy. International Journal Of Nursing Practice, 14(4), 292-295. Retrieved from: http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=17602d6e-13b6-4776-8cc8-48f3b164c515%40sessionmgr113&vid=4&hid=127 This research study was used to explore relationships of teenage pregnant women and father’s of the unborn child in the United Kingdom to determine if they maintain the relationship they had after the pregnancy. 47 teenage pregnant women were interviewed, ages 16-19 years old over a period of 15 months, with focus on the age of the baby’s father, education and employment of the baby’s father and the ability for the baby’s father to provide financial support. According to EBSCO Host, this is a peer-reviewed article.
Tabi, M. (2002). Community perspective on a model to reduce teenage pregnancy. The Journal of Advanced Nursing, 40(3), 275-284. Retrieved from...