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  • Teenage Pregnancy

    Teen Pregnancy Throughout life teenagers go through very tough decisions that could mold their future for the rest of their lives. At such a young age‚ adolescents believe that they’re old enough to make their own decisions on crucial matters. One of those choices is deciding that it’s time to have a child. Teenage pregnancy is a very difficult transition that no adolescent should put upon themselves at such a young age. Once you go through with it there’s no going back; your childhood is over

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    around the health issue of teenage pregnancy. I will then discuss the view from a ‘Biopsychosocial’ perspective‚ which will include explanations as to why pregnancy occurs amongst teenagers. This assignment will include a portfolio of evidence which I collected from various sources about teenage pregnancies. About teenage pregnancy According to‚ (UNICEF‚ 2008) Teenage pregnancy is defined as a teenage girl‚ typically within the ages of 13-19‚ becoming pregnant. Teenage pregnancy commonly refers to girls

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    Becoming a mother in her teenage years is not an ideal situation for most young women. Young adults in this age bracket are still growing‚ physically and emotionally‚ and are not always as equipped to handle adult situations as they might think. Teen mothers face adult responsibilities even before they give birth‚ and the obligations continue for years down the road. Teenage pregnancy in developed countries is usually outside of marriage‚ and carries a social stigma in many communities and cultures

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    Teenage pregnancy Teenage pregnancy is formally defined as a pregnancy in a young woman who has not reached her 20th birthday when the pregnancy ends‚ regardless of whether the woman is married or is legally an adult (age 14 to 21‚ depending on the country). In everyday speech‚ the speaker is usually referring to unmarried minors who become pregnant unintentionally. The average age of menarche (first menstrual period) is 12 years old‚ though this figure varies by ethnicity‚[1] and ovulation occurs

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    Persuasive Essay Teen pregnancy is something that has been around for ages‚ and isn’t all that uncommon. As of 2006‚ out of a million teens between the ages 15-19 three quarters of them end up pregnant every year. Out of all those teens‚ only a very few planned on becoming teen mothers. Through my interviews I have learned just how difficult and life changing becoming pregnant and having a baby as a teen can be. The best thing for teens to do is wait to have a baby‚ because having a baby this young

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    In the US‚ teen pregnancy rates have been decreasing in the last decade even though current rates remain twice as high as those found in other industrialized nations (Alan Guttmacher Institute‚ 1994). In spite of decreasing rates‚ among African American teenagers‚ the pregnancy rate is particularly high. In 1996‚ the pregnancy rate was 178.9 per thousand among African-American females aged 15 to 19 years‚ compared with a pregnancy rate of 82.6 among whites (Alan Guttmacher Institute‚ 1999). Additionally

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  • Teenage Pregnancy and Fathers

    Absence on Daughters a. Teenage Pregnancy b. Promiscuity c. Emotional Effects d. Poverty e. Education VII. VIII. IX. X. Pains of Father Absence Definition of a Positive Father Figure Appendices Bibliography Mancini 3 Abstract As the divorce rate in the United States climbs to nearly 50 percent‚ fathers seem to be disappearing from their daughters‟ lives. Research shows that girls and young women who have an unstable father figure are more liable to unplanned pregnancy‚ low-self esteem‚ high

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  • Teenage Pregnancy in the Philippines

    LEGAZPI CITY‚ Albay - Teenage pregnancies in the Philippines surged by 70 percent over one decade‚ a ranking official of the United Nation Population Fund Agency (UNFPA) said on Monday. Ugochi Daniels‚ UNFPA country representative‚ said the rising number of teenage pregnancies in the country is an area of concern that the agency is giving serious attention to‚ exposing as it does adolescent girls (10 to 19 years old) to high risk. Daniels said a strong advocacy campaign is needed to educate

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    The teenage pregnancy strategy began in 1999 with a target to cut half the teenage pregnancies in the UK by 2010. The research from the social exclusion unit set the report on teenage pregnancy and this became the Government’s Strategy over the next 10 years. Political objectives are the Government ideology on what needs to happen and what actually happens in society‚ focus is now on their objectives‚ supporting identified vulnerable groups with low aspirations and lack of motivation. Vulnerability

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    Teenage pregnancy is a situation which involves female adolescents. A teenage female can be pregnant as early as age twelve or thirteen‚ although it is usually 14 and older. Teen pregnancy often depends on numerous societal and personal factors. The rates of teenage pregnancy vary from country to country and are related to differences of sexual activities‚ the general sex educations being provided and contraceptives being available. Teen pregnancy will sometimes involve low birth weight. Social matters

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