Barbara Sheen How Can Teenage Pregnancy Be Reduced Summary

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In Barbara Sheen’s book How Can Teen Pregnancy Be Reduced?, she discusses different ways everyone can go about trying to prevent teen pregnancies. One way in her book is that schools, in their family science classes, stimulate having a fake pregnant stomach that weighs around 30 pounds each and wears this around school for a day (Sheen 37). For some schools that strategy wasn’t working (Sheen 38). In her book, Barbara Sheen informs us that “That is why some individuals feel that providing teenagers access to contraceptives may be the answer.” (38). this leads us right into using contraceptives, but some teens are too shy to speak up to a doctor, sex partner, or parent (Sheen 39). Some teens think since they are virgins and it is their first
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