Early Pregnancy

4113 Words Mar 1st, 2013 17 Pages
General Topics: Pregnancy
Narrow Topic: Teenage Pregnancy
Thesis Statement: Early Pregnancy places young women’s health and lives at risk as teenage girls over15 years of age twice as like to die from childbirth compared to women in their twenties.

Outline

I. Early Pregnancy

A. Definition B. Classification

II. Causes of Early Pregnancy

A. Curiosity B. Lack of Knowledge C. Experimenting

III. Effects

A. Death B. Poverty C. Stop of schooling

IV. Conclusion

Table of Content
Introduction…………………………………..1
What is Early Pregnancy…………………2
Different Attitudes………………………………3
Teen Sex………………………………………….4
The Role of Sex Education……………………….5-9 * The School * The Church * Parents and Home Sexuality
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We have to understand that the more mention of “sex” has brought curiosity to teenagers and they tend to know more about it by experiencing or experimenting. In the Philippines, our traditional folks have a conservative perception of early pregnancy. To them sex is sacred and should be done by married couples. They are also judgmental to the youth who got married at a very young age and they tend to ostracize those people who do not fallow their way of life.

Teen Sex While adults and teenagers respond differently about early pregnancy, observers believed that there is already an increase in the acceptance of the issue. There is also openness in the discussion of sex and schools including sex education in their curriculum to them. The teenagers seemed much aware of this issue, as compared to their parents during their time. They alluded to the fact that society in general had become more informed regarding teen sex, teen dating and teen pregnancy. However this climate of increase permissiveness and acceptance of teen sex can create cultural pressure that are challenging to the youth. Teens today are better educated about sex and sexuality from generation before them. yet this increased openness also brings with it some confusing messages. They get the message that teen sex is “ok”. For some their conclusion seemed to be “Why not do it?” One of

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