Teen Pregnancy

973 WordsMay 2, 20134 Pages
Teen Pregnancy Speech Teen pregnancy rates sky rocket every year. 560,000 teenage girls give birth each year. One sixth of all United States births are to teenage girls. Teen pregnancy rates are soaring and many teenage girls are impacted negatively because they are unable to fulfill the many responsibilities such as education and financial needs. Something needs to be done to decrease the teen pregnancy rates. None of you will argue that teen pregnancy rates aren’t high. And all agree something needs to be done to bring these rates down. However, I am not sure who will actually try to make a difference. I am informing you how to decrease these rates and also persuading you to go out and help all the teens who are uninformed about…show more content…
By not informing the teens now we are getting the teens into a tougher situation. I have shown you that if we do not inform teens now the teens will keep making the same mistakes as before. Why would informing teen decrease the rates of teen pregnancy? Telling the teens the negative impacts of teen pregnancy on their lives is not such a hard thing to do. So we should all take advantage of this situation and let all the teens know the cause and effects of teen pregnancy. To inform teens it doesn’t mean you have to get a hold of every teen in the world. Even if you inform a small amount of teen it can have a big impact. One advantage of informing teens about negative s of teen pregnancy is in the future when they have kids they can also inform their kids, hopefully decreasing the rates of teen pregnancy in the future. Also, these teens will hopefully make better choices which will make them more confident about themselves. Teens will choose not to fall under social pressure and make better decisions. If none of this information impressed you, keep in mind making a difference even in one hundred teens out of thousands of teens lives can make a huge impact on what teens know and think about teen pregnancy. Just as some of us might not to be a pregnant teen, some of us also might not want to be a parent of a pregnant teen who feels she has made wrong choices and thinks of her child as a mistake. So we should all go out into our
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