How Teenage Pregnancy Affects Our YouthTEENAGE PREGNANCY IS ON A STEADY RISE AND ISAFFECTING OUR YOUTH EVERYDAY. IT IS CA...
What Are The Risks of Teenage Pregnancy? Teen Mothers are less likely to complete High School More than likely to become...
What Are The Causes of Teenage Pregnancy Fear of communicating sexual activity to parents Peer Pressure Using sex as an...
Preventing Teen Pregnancy Promoting Abstinence Providing Sex Education (In Schools) Advocating Youth Development Advis...
Teenage Pregnancy A LT H O U G H E V E R Y S E X P R E V E N T I O N P R O G R A M M AY N O T B E A S E F F E C T I V E T...
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Preventing teenage pregnancy by kayla d college composition ii

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Education      Health & Medicine      
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  • 1. How Teenage Pregnancy Affects Our YouthTEENAGE PREGNANCY IS ON A STEADY RISE AND ISAFFECTING OUR YOUTH EVERYDAY. IT IS CAUSING MANY YOUNG MOTHERS TO SUFFER FROMHEALTH, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL ISSUES. IT ALSO ALLOWS THEM TO LACK IN EDUCATION, AS THEY WILL SOONER OR LATER DROP OUT OF SCHOOL. THERE ARE SO MANY REASONS THAT TEEN PREGNANCY OCCURS AND I WOULD LOVE TO FINDTHOSE REASONS AND FIND WAYS T PREVENT TEEN PREGNANCY.
  • 2. What Are The Risks of Teenage Pregnancy? Teen Mothers are less likely to complete High School More than likely to become welfare recipients Low Birth Weight and Premature Babies Social Problems and Disadvantages Puts themselves at Risk for contracting an STD Risks raising child as a single parent
  • 3. What Are The Causes of Teenage Pregnancy Fear of communicating sexual activity to parents Peer Pressure Using sex as an escape from a current negative situation Child molestation Lack of attention from parents Lack of knowledge of sex and contraceptives
  • 4. Preventing Teen Pregnancy Promoting Abstinence Providing Sex Education (In Schools) Advocating Youth Development Advise both parents to openly communicate with their children about sex Explain the risks of unprotected sex and teen pregnancy Advise both parents to be active in their children’s lives
  • 5. Teenage Pregnancy A LT H O U G H E V E R Y S E X P R E V E N T I O N P R O G R A M M AY N O T B E A S E F F E C T I V E T O R E A C H E V E R Y T E E N , I T S T I L L I S A G R E AT P R O G R A M T O H AV E , AS IT DOES REACH MANY TEENS AND DOES R E D U C E T E E N P R E G N A N C Y. A S S TAT E D P R E V I O U S LY, T H E R E A R E M A N Y T H I N G S T H AT CONTRIBUTE TO A TEEN ENGAGING IN SEXUAL ACTIVITIES HOWEVER, IT IS OUR PLACE TO E D U C AT E O U R Y O U T H A N D I N S T I L L I N T H E M D I F F E R E N T M O R A L S A N D VA L U E S , A N D L E A D T H E M T H E C O R R E C T WAY. T H E R AT E S O FTEENAGE PREGNANCY HAS DROPPED SOME, BUTT H E R E I S D E F I N I T E LY M O R E T H AT C A N B E D O N E TO HELP DEVELOP OUR YOUTH.

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