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The Morning After Pill And Teen Birth Rates For Teens

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"In 2014 there were 24.2 births for every 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19 or 249,078 born to this age group."”In 1991, the U.S. teen birth rate was 61.8 births for every 1,000 adolescent females, compared with 24.2 births for every 1,000 adolescent females in 2014. Still, the U.S. teen birth rate is higher than that of many other developed countries, including Canada and the United Kingdom.” us has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the world. There are a lot of teens pregnancy based shows and movies such as teen mom, the secret life of the American teenager, 16 and pregnant, for keeps and how to deal.Providing the morning after pill is almost as encouraging them to have unprotected sex because they think the pill fix everything, this leads to an increase of sexually transmitted diseases such as Chlamydia and gonorrhea, this can also affect their education. Teen pregnancy causes may problems but providing the morning after pill as an over the counter will only make it worse.”About 20% of women in each group experienced headaches following EC treatment, 13-14% experienced painful menstruation, and 11-12% experienced nausea”. If the pill is easily accessible the more teens are prone to engage in all kinds of sexual activity. The pill itself can cause a lot of complications because our bodies and body types are different.”These well-documented adverse side effects include significant weight gain (on average 15 pounds), depression, ovarian cyst
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