“Pre and Post Partum Difficulties Among Teen Pregnancies In Inner City & Rural Areas”HCA415: Community & Public HealthInstructor:Monday, March 17, 2014
Participants • Melonie Lindsey • Michelle Lee Sroka • Kina Flye
Target Population • Youths Ages 14 – 17 • Poverty & Low Income • Inner City & Rural Locations • Cleveland, OH • Detroit, MI • ________, Tx
Thesis Without the proper medical attention in inner city and rural areas, many underage pregnant women fall prey to many pre and post natal medical problems.
Preliminary Data • Teen pregnancy has higher risk for problems such as high blood pressure and the complications that go along with that. The baby can also have problems such as premature birth and a low birth weight. Preeclampsia
References • Teenage Pregnancy: MedlinePlus. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teenagepregnancy.html