Teen pregnancy Maria Rivera
Glamorizing of pregnancy • http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2010/09/10/tabloids-promoting-teen-pregnancy-constantly-putting-teen-moms-cover/ • http://abcnews.go.com/US/teen-pregnancy-fame-friends-teen-mom-star-jenelle/story?id=12891932 • http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/16-pregnant-helped-reduce-teen-births-study-article-1.1579890
STATISTICS And RATES FOSTER CARE By age 19, girls are 2.5 times greater than girls who are to in the system to get pregnant. 50% of Young men has reported that they have gotten a girl pregnant, comparing to 19% of young men who are not in the system.
RISK FACTORS • Lack of knowledge • Poor parental supervision • Single parents • Family conflict • Lack of goals • Pear pressure • Dating at a young age • Dating older guys • Poor parental supervision • Communication • Negative family interaction • Single parent • Conflict • Pressure to have sexual intercourse • Dating at a young age
RISK FACTORS • Having sex at a young age • Ambition about having a child • Drugs and alcohol • Low self esteem • Friend/friend that are sexual active • Being victim of sexual abuse • Dating older guys • Poor peer relationships • Friends / friends who are sexual active • Being sexual active at a young age • Lack of knowledge • Low self-esteem • Drugs and alcohol
RISK FOR BABIES • Low birth weight babies are more likely to have organs that are not fully developed, which can result in complications, such as bleeding in the brain, respiratory distress syndrome, and intestinal problems. • Teens are more likely to have poor eating habits. • Also teens are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, or take drugs during pregnancy, which can cause health problems for the baby.
RISK FOR BABIES • children born to teenage mothers are more likely to experience social, emotional, and other problems. These problems may include the following: • Children born to teenage mothers are less likely to receive proper nutrition, health care, and cognitive and social stimulation. As a result, they are at risk for lower academic achievement. • Children born to teenage mothers are at increased risk for abuse and neglect. • Boys born to teenage mothers are 13% more likely to be in prison later in life. • Girls born to teenage mothers are 22% more likely to become teenage mothers themselves.
SEXUAL ABUSE AND RAPE • Between 43% and 62% of teens confess of being rape. • Two thirds reported that there father of the babies are as old 27 years old. • 5% of teens birth are result of rape.
Why should teen pregnancy concern everyone? • Teen pregnancy cost tax payers 1.9billions each yeas. • More than 2/3 of all teens will not graduate from high school. • 5% of teens mom have a collage degree • Children have more ricks for example low birth weight, are more likely to performed poorly in school. • About 80% of unmarried teens will end up in welfare. • 22% of girls with teen mom will be more likely to be a teen them self. • 13% of boys would be more likely to end up in prison.
Sources • http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teenagepregnancy.html • http://thenationalcampaign.org/why-it-matters/teen-pregnancy • http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/pregnancy-33811.asp • http://wymancenter.org/new-study-links-teen-pregnancy-and-dropout-spotlights-solutions/?gclid=COiUu4OErb0CFa07MgodDksA5g • http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/24/whats-behind-the-drop-in-u-s-teen-birth-rates/ • http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/teenbrth.htm