Teen Pregnancy : The Mom And Child 's Well Being, And The Family 's Financial Stability

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Teen Pregnancy Title: Teen Pregnancy Thesis : Teen pregnancy can affect the moms education, the mom and child’s well being, and the family’s financial stability. I : Introduction a : How old was your mom when she got pregnant with you? b : 750,000 girls in America get pregnant each year. c : Teen pregnancy can affect the moms education, the mom and child’s well being, and the family’s financial stability. II : Education a : Only 40% of teen moms graduate High School, and less than 2% graduate college. b : Studies have shown the family/parenting classes for teen moms, along with at school day care services increase graduation rates for these parents. III : Well being a : There are many unspoken risks of abortion. b : The stresses of birth have a higher risk of affecting a teen mother, than an older woman. c : When a teen mom gets pregnant the risks of miscarriage and low birthweight, the leading cause of underdeveloped organs, is increased. IV : Financial stability a : 80% of teen moms end up on welfare at least once in their life. b : The cost of caring for a child until the age of 18 is $245,340-$304,480. Roughly $15,000 a year/ $300 a week. V : Conclusion a : Teen pregnancy can affect the moms education, the mom and child’s well being, and the family’s financial stability. Teen Pregnancy: How old was your mom when you were born? Throughout many

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