"Unwanted Pregnancy" Essays and Research Papers

  • Unwanted Pregnancy

    Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy A happily married couple, Thomas and Ella, have two children named Cody and Rachel. Thomas has two jobs to support his family, and then Ella can stay home to take care of their young boy and girl, along with housework. After a long night of hard work, Thomas came home to Ella crying in the bathroom. “Ella, what is the matter?” he asked. She wiped away her tears, took a deep breath, looked Thomas deep into his brown eyes and said, “I’m pregnant”. They both knew they...

    Birth control, Calendar-based methods, Combined oral contraceptive pill 1719  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unwanted Pregnancy in the Philippines

    Coping With an Unplanned Pregnancy By Elizabeth Danish | Pregnancy | Rating: | An unexpected pregnancy often constitutes an absolute shock for women, followed by an array of overwhelming emotions and stress. Difficult as it may be, an impending pregnancy can be coped with, women having to keep in mind that all future decisions do count tremendously, requiring a much needed reflective attention.Dealing With EmotionsThe first stage after finding out about the pregnancy is a highly emotional one...

    Abortion, Childbirth, Emotion 1239  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unwanted Pregnancy

    Unwanted Pregnancy Deciding not to continue with a pregnancy is a difficult and often painful decision to make, and not one that is made lightly. Often a lot of talking is needed before a woman can make her choice and be sure that the choice she makes is right for her. There are several professional organisations that can help such as Brook Advisory, British Pregnancy Advisory Service or The Family...

    Abortion, Birth control, Clinic 280  Words | 2  Pages

  • pregnancy

    Pregnancy is the fertilization and development of one or more offspring, known as an embryo or fetus, in a woman's uterus. It is the common name for gestation in humans. A multiple pregnancy involves more than one embryo or fetus in a single pregnancy, such as with twins. Childbirth usually occurs about 38 weeks after conception; in women who have a menstrual cycle length of four weeks, this is approximately 40 weeks from the start of the last normal menstrual period (LNMP). Human pregnancy is the...

    Embryo, Fertility, Fetus 1205  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unwanted Pregnancies

    ADOLESCENT PREGNANCIES AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. A STUDY FROM TANGA-TANZANIA. By: Nyakubega Peter (MD 5, MUHAS-2008/2009) ABSTRACT Objective To assess the factors associated with adolescent pregnancies among secondary students at Tanga municipality. Methodology A cross sectional descriptive analytical study which targeted all girls in secondary schools at Tanga municipality, Results Low socioeconomic status was found to be an important cause for adolescent pregnancies as 57.1% of ...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1291  Words | 10  Pages

  • Pregnancy

    partner need to use some form of possible birth control methods. William Dudley, author of Pregnancy, says that if you are a teen who is sexually active or even thinking about having sex, options such as options to control birth such as the birth control pill, injected contraceptives and condoms should be used and discussed with partner (26). Using any one of the forms listed above can help a girl prevent pregnancy if used appropriately. However, most young teenage girls who are sexually active are...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2165  Words | 6  Pages

  • pregnancy

    1. Discomfort during Pregnancy Nausea , Pyrosis and Vomiting Fatigue Breast Tenderness Palmar Erythema Constipation Muscle Cramps Hypotension Varicosities Hemorrhoids Heart Palpitations Frequent Urination Abdominal Discomfort Leukorrhea Backache Headache Dyspnea Ankle Edema Braxton Hicks Contractions 2. Definition: a. Amenorrhea - It is the absence of menstrual flow. b. Quickening - Is the first moment a woman feels fatal movement. - It is the first movement of the fetus...

    Braxton Hicks contractions, Childbirth, Fetus 646  Words | 4  Pages

  • pregnancy

    1. Pregnancy = GESTATION 2. Adnexa uteri = OVARIES & FALLOPIAN TUBE 3. Incision of the perineum during childbirth = EPISIOTOMY 4. Removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries = BILATERAL SALPINGO-OOPHORECTOMY 5. Premature separation of placenta = ABRUPTIO PLACENTAE 6. A women who had 3 miscarriages and 2 still births = GRAV 5. PARA 2 7. Endometrial carcinoma may be defected by= CRYOCAUTERIZATION 8. Removal of internal and reproductive organs in the region of the hip = EXENTERATION 9. Physician’s...

    Childbirth, Endometrium, Fallopian tube 497  Words | 3  Pages

  • pregnancy

    development e. higher risk for low birth weight C. Negative effects on overall quality of life 1. Lower level of education 2. Less money earned 3. Depression 4. Social isolation 5. Limited job opportunities III. United states has the highest teen pregnancy with approximately one million adolescents becoming pregnant every year A. Have insufficient prenatal care 1. Mother/unborn child suffer... hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk- kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk-...

    Adolescence, Causality, Peer group 1096  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    I chose to do my controversial essay on teen pregnancy. Did you know that in the United States of America, we have the highest rate of teen births in the world? Well each year in the United States, more than 300,000 babies will be born to teenage mothers who have not even finished high school yet. More than half of these mothers have not even finished the ninth grade even. Many teenagers do not consider the risks involved with sexual intercourse. Teenagers who are responsible...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 477  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy has dramatically decreased within the last decade because of the increased used of contraception. In 2012, the National Center for Health statistics recorded 29 births for every 1,000 girls, which has decreased since 1991 when 62 births per 1,000 girls was recorded. Although it has decreased, teen pregnancy remains at the highest rate in industrialized countries such as the United States. Not only does teen pregnancy affect the young teen parents but the child as...

    Abortion, Birth control, HIV 2021  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy Teenage pregnancy is a huge issue going on in the United States. Not only does it dramatically decrease the chance of the teen having a good future, it also costs the U.S nine billion dollars a year. With approximately 750,000 American teenagers getting pregnant every single year the government is beginning to worry. Although teenage pregnancy is an issue for young girls all around the world the U.S has the highest pregnancy rate – twice as high as England...

    Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality, Oral sex 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    OWI- Visual Aid #1-Teen Pregnant Thesis- Teen pregnancy is very common in the United States. I am going to persuade you how to help educate and prevent teen pregnancy from happening. RTL- I’m sure all of you have heard a horror story from someone you know having to deal with the struggles and emotional stress from an unwanted teen pregnancy. Ethos- Preview- there’re many ways to prevent teen pregnancy, from educating youth for a young age, birth control, and consequences Body I. Education...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 597  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy The United States has the highest teenage pregnancy, about 1 million teenagers become pregnant each year and 95 percent of those pregnancies are unintended. Teenage pregnancy is one of the most important and alarming issues in today's world. There are many reasons that teenagers become pregnant. Some of them want to have babies. However, the fact of the matter is that most teen pregnancies are unintentional (80 percent). Additionally...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1168  Words | 4  Pages

  • IS IT WRONG TO ABORT AN UNWANTED BABY? ESSAY QUESTION

    Yes, I agree it is right to abort an unwanted baby because it will have a poor quality of life if its parents do not want it or cannot afford to have a family. An unloved and unwanted child may grow up with psychological problems as a result. A baby may be unwanted because the mother was raped and she does not want to be reminded of the awful trauma she went though. Protestant Christians would say that it is the most “loving thing to do” to allow the women to have an abortion in this situation...

    Abortion, Bible, Christianity 1346  Words | 2  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    1. (Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE) Another problem facing teen mothers is the use of drugs and alcohol, including cigarette smoking. No amount of any of these substances is safe for use in pregnancy. In fact, their use can complicate pregnancy even further increasing the likelihood of premature birth and other complications. 2. Rebecca B. Singson In the Philippines, the sexual revolution has ushered in a period in which the average adolescent experiences tremendous pressures to have sexual experiences...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 607  Words | 3  Pages

  • Consequences of Teen Pregnancy

    Consequences of teen pregnancy to mother, infant, and community 1 Consequences of teen pregnancy to the mother, infant, and to the community Terra Allen HCA 402 Professor Patricia Pierce Consequences of teen pregnancy to the mother, infant, and community 2 Teen pregnancy has negative effects on teens, and the infant including low birth rate, poor nutrition, and infant mortality. Valanis stated...

    Abortion, Childbirth, Embryo 751  Words | 3  Pages

  • Illegitimate Pregnancy in Malaysia

    Title: Illegitimate Pregnancy Problem statement According to the Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance of Malaysia (RRAAM), “Illegitimate pregnancy is not socially acceptable due to society’s religious view.” Illegitimacy is not a widely used word today, and young people may not even recognize it as an insult. The term designated unmarried mothers, unmarried fathers, and their unlucky children as deviants. All were called “illegitimate,” and illegitimate children were sometimes also called...

    Abortion, Birth control, Fetus 1135  Words | 4  Pages

  • Why Teenagers Should Be Blamed for Unwanted Pregnancy Not the Society?

    Pregnancy in days past was confined to married people and the elderly in particular. In this generation pregnancy has seen to have no limit to teenagers, be they are married or not. This incidence keeps on happening in the society. Nowadays, the society keeps on judging, commenting and ever not helping to prevent this unwanted pregnancy problem. The argument here is who to blame for the unwanted pregnancy, is it teenagers themselves or society? There are two reasons why teenagers should be blamed...

    Blame, Ethics, Pregnancy 414  Words | 2  Pages

  • Abortion: Deliberate Termination of Human Pregnancy

    Ethics on Abortion There are many ethical issues that are argued over in society. One highly controversial issue however, is the problem faced with opposing beliefs on abortion. Abortion, literally meaning “the deliberate termination of human pregnancy,” is the issue commonly addressed by the liberals and the conservatives. Each side has its own philosophical theory on the situation. The liberal theory suggests that a women has the right to decide what happens with her body. The conservative outlook...

    Abortion, Childbirth, Ethics 1231  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy: Causes and Effects Abstract Due to intense study on the topic in question, various researchers have proven that premarital pregnancy in teenagers is rising on a rampant thought-out the world. It is evident that in recent years, more and more young teenage mothers have given birth at an increasing younger age outside of marriage. This is deemed as an urgent crisis in the world today. Teenage pregnancy is associated with an array of consequences that a young mother has to deal...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 1506  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    responsibility for another child? Teenage pregnancy is complicated by our conflicting attitudes and behaviors. Yet we are shocked at the increasing numbers of teens who are sexually active. As we all know, teenage pregnancy is on the rampage in St. Kitts and we are all wondering what may be the cause of it. In my presentation, I will first outline what is teenage pregnancy, depict the causes of teenage pregnancy, and also state some risk factors of teenage pregnancy and also state some recommendations...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1814  Words | 6  Pages

  • Intentional Termination of Pregnancy

    Abortion is the intentional termination of pregnancy after conception. It allows women to put an end to their pregnancies but it involves killing the undeveloped embryo or foetus. The debate about abortion has been going for years. Arguments against abortion or pro-life argues that it is wrong to do abortion, since it kills the unborn baby, making this immoral and if the child is unwanted it should then give it up for adoption. Also abortion can lead to medical complications later in life. Arguments...

    Abortion, Fertility, Fetus 850  Words | 3  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY

    Teenage pregnancy is a social problem that affects the entire community. It is important to examine the causes of this problem, the effects the problem has on our society and the individual, and some of the possible ways of combating this problem. In every city in the United States teenage girls and boys face premature parenthood. If they chose to accept the responsibility of their actions and not opt for either abortion or adoption, they have to grow up quickly in order to face many harsh realities--these...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2507  Words | 7  Pages

  • TEENAGE PREGNANCY

    1. INTRODUCTION Teen pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20 at the time that the pregnancy ends. A pregnancy can take place in a pubertal female before menarche (the first menstrual period), which signals the possibility of fertility, but usually occurs after menarche. In well-nourished girls, menarche usually takes place around the age of 12 or 13. Teenage pregnancy is also defined as an unintended pregnancy during adolescence. Teen pregnancy is something that affects over...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Human sexual behavior 1439  Words | 7  Pages

  • How Can Teenage Pregnancy Be Prevented

              How can teenage pregnancy be prevented? Abstinence This is when a person decides not to have sex until they are married. Some think this is old-fashioned, others think it is morally the best thing to do. Don’t worry what other’s think - what do you think? Delaying Sex Many people feel that they don’t want to wait until marriage before having sex. At the same time they don’t want to rush into it and make costly mistakes. So they decide to delay having sex until they are older, more...

    AIDS, Birth control, Condom 578  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sexuality on Television and Teen Pregnancy

    and behavior, because if they are unknowingly watching these highly sexualized shows, they may also unknowingly behave in a way that is portrayed in these programs. When taking these facts into consideration regarding teen sexuality and teen pregnancy, it can be safely assumed that these shows play at least a small role in the way that today’s teens view sexuality and, in turn, their own sexual behavior. One form of sexual content that poses a particular problem is so-called “reality” television...

    Adolescence, HIV, Human sexual behavior 1718  Words | 5  Pages

  • Solution for Teen Pregnancy

    other gender. As a result, teenagers have sex activities for a try. One of the consequences they have to bear is pregnancy due to a lack of birth control methods. Teenage sex has become a serious problem, even though sex actually has consequences, both emotionally and physically. Unfortunately, most teenagers often do not think about sex seriously. As a matter of fact, teen pregnancy has recently increased in the United States because of early puberty, lack of the parents' care, and impact of drugs...

    Adolescence, Birth control, Human sexual behavior 2090  Words | 6  Pages

  • teen pregnancy

     Section 1: What I know, Assume, or Imagine I became interested in Teen Pregnancy because there are a lot of things I really want to know and throughout the years, our population of teens getting pregnant has increased. What I know about my topic is that teens now a days are getting into serious types of relationships such as being sexually active with their partner. Many guys also force some girls to have sex with them or try to manipulate with their form of sweet talking. That’s how it all starts...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2555  Words | 7  Pages

  • teenage pregnancy

    Organization, convened the 2014 National Summit on Teen Pregnancy last April 24. This summit, which saw the active participation of adolescent youth, delivered a clear message: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH), or the lack thereof, is fast becoming the defining issue of this generation of young Filipinos. Without a robust response from all stakeholders, the Philippines is on track toward a full-blown, national teenage pregnancy crisis. Staggering facts support this call for concern...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1630  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy I. Introduction Teenage pregnancy is one of the major problem that the world is facing today. Early pregnancy or teenage pregnancy is dangerous to teenage girls’ health because it may cause cervical cancer, aids, and eventually death. Teenage pregnancies are often associated with an increased rate of delinquent behaviors including alcohol and substance abuse. To begin with, majority of them belong to the low income group. To prevent this dilemma, there are some preventions...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 1801  Words | 6  Pages

  • Abortion: Pregnancy and Life

    premature, untimely birth". In medicine abortion means ending a pregnancy prematurely.  What is it all about? It is the termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo prior to viability. An abortion can occur spontaneously, in which case it is usually called a miscarriage, or it can be purposely induced. The term abortion most commonly refers to the induced abortion of a human pregnancy.  Unsafe abortions result in approximately 70,000 maternal deaths and...

    Abortion, Fetus, Meaning of life 1188  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy is a universal problem that accompanies the beginning of sexual activity at increasingly younger ages. Surprisingly, only one in 5 youth do not have intercourse before the age of 20, and in the United States alone, annually, almost one million teenagers between the ages of 15 – 19 becomes pregnant (Rector, 2007). Sexual activity among adolescents is a major problem confronting the nation and the world. Consequently, this has led to a rising incidence of sexually transmitted diseases...

    Adolescence, Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality 2350  Words | 7  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    With teenage pregnancy being ever prominent, it is very important for teenage girls and boys to have access to birth control in order to avoid an unintended pregnancy. Birth control and sex education is a controversial subject in many communities. The type of comprehensive health education or sex education information made available to teenagers through school is dictated by law. In South Carolina, schools are required to teach abstinence and provide information concerning sex as a future reference...

    Birth control, Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality 1310  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    English 2 27 May 2014 Teen Pregnancy When I was in high school there were many girls getting pregnant. Teenage pregnancies are typically young girls around the age of thirteen through nineteen. Young teens that get pregnant don’t know all the consequences for their actions regarding life changes. A lot of these teens don’t get the right prenatal care, the baby or the mom sometimes get birth and health defects. Unfortunately, only 40% of teen mothers finish high school. Fewer than 2 percent finish...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1485  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    WITH TEEN PREGNANCY AND ABORTION AND REDUCE THE FINANCIAL BURDEN ON TAX PAYERS. MAIN POINTS: ·Easier access to to oral contraception will reduce the occurrence of unwanted and unplanned pregnancies and abortions and the risks associated with abortion and high risk pregnancies. ·Many teenage girl who become pregnant have a higher tendency not to finish high school and this reduces their chances at attaing stable financial status and better careers. ·The high rate of teenage pregnancies puts a...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1381  Words | 6  Pages

  • Obesity and Pregnancy

    Obesity and Pregnancy Have you ever leisurely walked down an isle at Target and noticed a pregnant women waddling from side to side and thought to yourself man she is fat? Well she really is. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems. Maternal obesity is a major risk factor in short term for both maternal and fetal complications, including maternal...

    Childbirth, Diabetes mellitus, Fetus 1710  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Teen pregnancy: Medical risks and realities Pregnant teens and their unborn babies have unique medical risks. Lack of prenatal care Teenage girls who are pregnant -- especially if they don't have support from their parents -- are at risk of not getting adequate prenatal care. Prenatal care is critical, especially in the first months of pregnancy. Prenatal care screens for medical problems in both mother and baby, monitors the baby's growth, and deals quickly with any complications that arise....

    Abortion, Childbirth, Fetus 1319  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    teen pregnancy IS cool? 1. Teen pregnancy is up partly because there is less of a stigma associated with teen pregnancy since there is more of a "cultural permission" to be a younger mother. The rise is also partly due to the portrayal of celebrity teens such as Jamie Lynn Spears in the media and other cultural shifts, giving teens the idea that "having a baby is the new handbag". 2. The reason the authors use allusion in the first paragraph is to show the readers that teen pregnancy is becoming...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1732  Words | 5  Pages

  • Healthy Pregnancy

    Pregnancy can be very difficult even for an average healthy woman. There are many risk factors that are added when being overweight and pregnant, making the process much more complex and stressful on the mother and the baby. Weight issues may carry very harmful effects not only for the mother but can impact the development of the fetus as well. This paper will discuss the risks that are related to the health of the mother, fetus, recovery and postpartum. Individual health risks for just being...

    Childbirth, Fetus, Folic acid 784  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Today, we're going to talk about teenages' issues that always happened around us and finally we chose the topic of "Teen Pregnancy". Let's start with wendy, what do you think about Teen Pregnancy, is it good or bad? Wendy: I against Teen Pregnancy.There is no way one could consider teen pregnancy is a good thing. Far too many lives have been damaged due to teen pregnancy in the past. The teen for one must make adult decisions regarding the infant, thereby taking away the joy of being a teen....

    Adolescence, Health, Pregnancy 876  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    TEENAGE PREGNANCY INTRODUCTION Teen Pregnancy is a major concern in todays society, although the teen pregnancy rate has declined over the past 20-30 years, the United States still has the highest teenage pregnancy rate. Most teen pregnancies that occurred 20-30 years ago were to married women, while today’s teen pregnancies are due to unwed mothers. REVIEW OF LITERATURE Although teenage pregnancy is decreasing over the last decade, there are still to many young women out there that have...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 869  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Healthy Pregnancy

    Healthy Pregnancy Jan Christian Axia College of University of Phoenix Healthy Pregnancy 1 When it comes to a healthy pregnancy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Pregnancy is a life changing moment and will be filled with all kinds of emotions. The most important part of it all is to have a healthy pregnancy not only for the baby but also for you. Maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise will decrease the high risk factors which come along with pregnancies. ...

    Abortion, Childbirth, Fetus 1221  Words | 5  Pages

  • Multiple Pregnancy

    Multiple Pregnancies Definition Multiple pregnancies are a pregnancy where more than one fetus develops simultaneously in the womb. A multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy involving more than one fetus. Twins, triplets, and quadruplets are multiple pregnancies. The largest multiple pregnancy on recorded to the birth of nine offspring. Twins are the most common type of multiple pregnancies. But worldwide, the incidence of multiple pregnancies of all types - twins, triplets, quadruplets, quinteplets...

    Childbirth, Embryo, Fetus 1218  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pregnancy and complications

    HEALTHCARE COST AND UTILIZATION PROJECT Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality STATISTICAL BRIEF #113 From May 2011 Complicating Conditions of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2008 Highlights ■ Among the 4.2 million deliveries in 2008, 94.1 percent listed some type of pregnancy complication. ■ Stays with pregnancy-related complications tended to be longer (2.9 days for non-delivery stays and 2.7 days for delivery stays) than delivery stays without complications (1.9...

    Braxton Hicks contractions, Childbirth, Infant 654  Words | 7  Pages

  • Alcohol and Pregnancy

    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007454.htm http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007454.htm Alcohol and pregnancy When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, the alcohol travels through her blood and into the baby's blood, tissues, and organs. That means when a pregnant mom has a glass of wine, her baby has a glass of wine, too. Drinking alcohol can harm the baby's development. Alcohol breaks down much more slowly in the baby's body than in an adult. That means the baby's...

    Alcohol, Alcoholic beverage, Alcoholism 907  Words | 3  Pages

  • Abortion: the Termination of Pregnancy Before Birth

    Abortion is the termination of pregnancy before birth, resulting in, or accompanied by, the death of the fetus. Some abortions occur naturally because a fetus does not develop normally. Or because the mother has an injury or disorder that prevents her from carrying the pregnancy to a full term. This type of abortion is commonly known as a miscarriage. Other abortions are induced. Induced abortions are intentionally brought on, either because a pregnancy is unwanted or presents a risk to a woman\'s...

    Abortion, Abortion debate, Birth control 1132  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy

    ​​​​​​Abstract Hypothyroidism during pregnancy is very dangerous for both mother and unborn child. There are several complications that the fetus can develop if left untreated. Many times hypothyroidism goes undiagnosed due to its symptoms similarity to pregnancy. Thyroid hormones play a crucial role in pregnancy for fetus brain and developmental growth as well as the mother’s health. With the right medical management hypothyroidism during pregnancy can prevent fetal birth defects by mandated...

    Childbirth, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism 918  Words | 3  Pages

  • Teenager's Pregnancy

    Teenager’s Pregnancy In Colombia Adolescence in Colombia is often the age of contradictions and misunderstandings, which makes the discovery of oneself possible. The development and maturity of these psychosocial characteristics are shifted, in adolescents, in later ages of life, unlike the first biological maturity prevailing in this phase. Thus misinformation and lack of education in the sexual order is considered a major risk on reproductive health, which could lead to early parenthood. Many...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Human sexual behavior 1240  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Rapid Growth of Teenage Pregnancy Cases in the Philippines I. Introduction: Teenage pregnancy is one of the major factors that affect population growth in the Philippines. It is considered as one of the major problems of the government is facing of today. According to the Government statistics records, teenage pregnancy cases rise up to 70% over 10 years only. These alarming cases caught the attention of some lawmakers. The very best example solution that the government made this year...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1020  Words | 4  Pages

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teenage Pregnancy, Why is this Important Kimberly O. Johnson American Sentinel University Nursing 505: Theoretical Foundations Dr. Ami Bhatt December 30,2012 Teenage Pregnancy: Why is this Important Teen pregnancy is a critical public health issue that affects the health and educational, social and economic future of the mother and child. Teen pregnancy is also a significant factor in numerous other important social issues: welfare dependency, out-of-wedlock births...

    Adolescence, Health, Health care 1010  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pregnancy and Disease

    Public Health Concerns Nicole Moore Ohio University Public Health Concerns Pregnancy would ideally be a time of happiness and fulfillment, but for many people it is not. During the nine months that a woman is pregnant she and her unborn child face many health concerns, many of which could be prevented with proper prenatal care (World Health Organization, 2012) Over the past three months that I have been working as a labor nurse I have noticed that in my community there is an overwhelming...

    Adolescence, AIDS, Human sexual behavior 870  Words | 3  Pages

  • Smoking and Pregnancy

    has identified tobacco smoke and nicotine, a chemical in tobacco smoke, as substances that are harmful to unborn children (NTP). "Smoking during pregnancy may indicate that a woman is not taking a healthy approach to childbearing and, thus, may be associated with later problem behaviors for the child. For example, smoking by the mother during pregnancy is associated with substance abuse and criminal behavior in both male and female children when they reach adulthood (Child)." The major topic covered...

    Breastfeeding, Childbirth, Infant 1422  Words | 4  Pages

  • medicalisation of pregnancy

    in, pregnancy has been redefined as a potential risky process requiring medical surveillance. Explain this statement using sociological concepts including medicalization and consider the advantages and disadvantages of this approach to pregnancy. The medicalization of pregnancy and childbirth has changed from something that was previously the most natural process into an extremely risky process, so why is this and what does the term medicalization actually mean when applied to the pregnancy process...

    Childbirth, Home birth, Midwifery 2251  Words | 9  Pages

  • Pregnancy and Birth Control

    Birth Control is the Best Way to Fight with Teenage Pregnancy Teen pregnancy is frequently discussed all over the country and the efforts have not reduced the numbers, as teens continue to have unsafe sex which eventually leads to pregnancy. These developments led different experts to consider the issue of abstinence, abortion, and general sex education in order to reduce the rates of pregnancy among teens. The average teen will be curious about sex when he or she starts puberty and begins to be...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 2374  Words | 6  Pages

  • Educating Youth On Teen Pregnancy And S

     Educating Youth on Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention In today’s society it seems that sex education is still a taboo subject amongst youth. The lack of education contributes to the high rate of teen pregnancy and STD rate ("Planned Parenthood Action Center", 2012). Teens in the United States have the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in the world ("Planned Parenthood Action Center", 2012). With the amount of technology and resources readily available this should...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 949  Words | 2  Pages

  • teenage pregnancy

    Teenage pregnancy Contents CAUSE EFFECTS DISADVANTAGES PREVENTION What is teenage pregnancy? Teenage pregnancy is defined as a teenage girl, usually within the ages of 13-19, becoming pregnant. The term in everyday speech usually refers to girls who have not reached legal adulthood, which varies across the world, who become pregnant. Causes and of teenage pregnancy Teen pregnancies may result for different reasons in industrialized countries as compared to developing countries...

    Adolescence, AIDS, HIV 596  Words | 5  Pages

  • Teen Pregnancy

    Teen Pregnancy While many teens that engage in pre-marital sex never become pregnant, some are not as fortunate. * Teen pregnancy has become all too common in this day and age. Some teens think it will not happen to them and do not use necessary precaution to protect against it. There are several causes for teen pregnancy and the effects can be life changing. Several causes for teen pregnancy are: the need for affection, acceptance...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Childbirth 594  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes and Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

    The Truth about Teenage Pregnancy Outline I. Introduction II. Body A. Causes 1. Lack of sexual education 2. Lack of communication between the parents and teens a. Weak relationship b. Too strong of a relationship 3. Drugs 4. Trends a. Social b. Media 5. Abuse B. Effects 1. Unwanted/ unplanned pregnancy 2. Abortion 3. Neglect/ Child abuse 4. Complications a. Maternal deaths b. Birth defects 5. Incomplete education ...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 815  Words | 4  Pages

  • Causes of Teenage Pregnancy

    raped by her mother’s “friend”. As a result, she has an unwanted pregnancy. She is angry with her mother because she didn’t do anything to protect her. People in society are misjudging her. Yah-yah is frustrated and on the verge of suicide. Teenage pregnancy has been a phenomenon since biblical ages. Dr. Michelle Golland stated, The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the industrialized world. There are 750,000 teen pregnancies annually. The Caribbean has not escaped this plague. A...

    Abortion, Adolescence, Birth control 1117  Words | 2  Pages

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