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    births is because of the reality show 16 & pregnant and the media. This could be true because of the way that they glamourize being pregnant. Young girls will look up to them and want to become like them. Another source shows that the show is a form of birth control to some girls. Some believe that what they see the moms go through is just another indication of why they shouldn’t become pregnant. Some things shown on the show will make you not want to become pregnant at such a young age. Still having

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    This article talks about the effects that 16 and pregnant has had on society. The writer has researched a variety of the effects that the show has had on the viewers and has backed the statements it has made up with all of the statics on teenage pregnancies since the show first started. The article talks about how the purpose of the show 16 and pregnant was to reduce the number of teenage pregnancies in America and it did just that. After the show first aired in June 2011 teenage pregnancy rates

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    question “Does the TV show “16 and pregnant” promote teen pregnancy?” Over the years it seems like more and more young teens have become pregnant. Without having researched I would have thought that teen pregnancy has increased because of shows like “16 and Pregnant.” Out of curiosity I decided to see how much teen pregnancy increases so, I search the question. I was surprised to read that the rate of teen pregnancy’s have actually decreased since the show “16 and Pregnant” aired. In 2009, MTV introduced

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    raging hormones, social acceptance conflicts, developing feelings for the opposite sex, the list can go on for days! The older population tends to have opinions about MTV’s hit show, 16 and pregnant. Some critics say it promotes unprotected sex and has girls thinking it is acceptable to be pregnant young. 16 and pregnant has its flaws, but overall it shows the important message that pregnancy is hard, no matter the age but especially so young. These mothers suffer from depression, social unacceptance

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    As one of the most watched shows MTV has to offer, “16 and Pregnant” is an influential piece of media being consumed by teenagers across America. Consequently, the controversy surrounding the influence of the popular TV show places it in an envelope of drastic life situations parents could never imagine their children in. The number of parents who have come in contact with the show have derided it’s cautionary element of it’s exhibitions of the tribulations that being a young parent places on a child

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    In 2008 the popular MTV series 16 and Pregnant aired which followed young girls who got pregnant during high-school. The show followed teens throughout their pregnancy and into the first week or so of having the child. The show was successful in a sense that teen pregnancies dropped and continue to drop, however this show created a societal message that glorifies teen pregnancy through its sequel Teen Mom. Throughout this essay I will show how the series fails to show the negative impacts teen pregnancies

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    The MTV show, 16 and Pregnant is a reality TV show that depicts the life of teen mothers through pregnancy and the early months and years of their child’s life. In Teen Mom, MTV follows the moms depicted in 16 and Pregnant: Catelynn, Farah, Amber, and Maci on the challenges they face as young mothers with regards to marriages, relationships, family support, adoption, finances, education, jobs, and moving out to start their own families. Throughout the series we learn about the psychological and physical

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    and “16 and Pregnant” promotes teen pregnancy. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of do these types of shows promote or discourage teens across the country from becoming teen moms. Whereas some are convinced that “Teen Mom OG” and “16 and Pregnant” have reduced teen pregnancy rates, others maintain that the producers have made stars out of these teen moms, with financial compensation most teen moms would not receive. But the deeper problem was once “16 and Pregnant” was

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    Do shows like “16 and pregnant” promote or discourage teenage pregnancy? For many years teenage pregnancy has been a big problem in the united states. Teenage pregnancy is a serious issue that affect girls that have not reached the legal age of adulthood,it put their futures at halt and hinders them from accomplishing all they had planned for the future.In 2014 research showed that 249,078 teenagers get pregnant every year and most of these pregnancies were because of a lack of knowledge about contraception

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    Does the show ‘16 and Pregnant encourage or discourage teen pregnancy? It discourages teen pregnancy because when teens watch that show, they see how hard it is to be a teen and worrying about a baby. Teens watch that show and then realize how life would really be if she was pregnant. It encourages the teens of today to be safe. After putting this show on MTV the birth rates went down for teen pregnancy, it shows how hard it is to be a pregnant teen, and it has encouraged people to have safe sex

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