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  • Cassidy Reid . Kendra Gallos. English Iii Honors . 27 March

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    Reduce Teenage Pregnancy in America A nightmare can strike, even when the eyes of it’s victims are wide open. It can be unexpected, terrifying, a nightmare to see the dreaded two lines on the test- especially as a teenager. Even if teenagers are old enough to decide whether or not they want to engage in sexual intercourse, the rate of teenage pregnancy should be reduced as much as possible. Teenage pregnancy is not only expensive, but also puts the lives of the mother and child in danger. Teenage

  • The Problem Of Teen Pregnancy

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    Teenage pregnancy is a serious problem in Lucas County. The rate of teenage pregnancy has gone up tremendously over the years. Without a solution, there will continue to be an increase in unplanned children, born with health and mental disorders. Infants born to adolescent mothers are at risk for low birth weight, which is associated with infant mortality, undeveloped organs, bleeding of the brain, respiratory distress syndrome, as well as intestinal problems. “Pregnant teens and their unborn babies

  • Teenage Pregnancy And The Decline Of Education

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    Teenage Pregnancy and the Decline in Education Raven Burton, Emani Mitchell Albany State University Table of Contents Teenage Pregnancy and the Decline in Education I. Abstract II. Introduction III. Annotated Bibliography IV. Reference Page Abstract This paper investigates the correlation between teenage pregnancy and the decline in education. Teenage pregnancy is a growing epidemic an also looked at as a social issue. Those who give birth during teenage years tend to

  • Views on Teens Pregnancies Through the Years Essay

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    The Views on Teens Pregnancies Through the Years There are many different attributes to teenage pregnancy. The majority of teenagers do not realize the consequences of their actions. Taking that into consideration the influences of the teens are highly important during the pre teen stage all the way to adult hood. During the time of this impressionable stage many of the teens are having sex not because of love, but because it is a trend. The media is glamorizing teen pregnancy and leading to a cultural

  • The Importance of Comprehensive Sex Education to Decrease Teen Pregnancies

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    In the United States today, many teenage girls are facing lots of problems. New problems are rising such as an increased pregnancy rate among teenagers. Our teenage girls are less developed and unprepared for the problems which come along with their decision to have sex. It is also too early for teenage girls to become pregnant. Many teens think having a baby is some sort of joke. They believe it will never happen to them but the reality is that every time teens have sex, there is a possibility

  • Birth Control: Available to Teens? Essay

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    teenagers, ages fifteen to nineteen, become pregnant each year (“Facts”). Teenage birth specialists have often debated whether or not teenagers should have access to birth control and other contraceptives. Although some people think teenagers having birth control will promote promiscuity, birth control should be accessible to teens because they will put themselves at a higher risk for disease and pregnancy without it, and more teenage girls would get a high school diploma with it. Those who disagree

  • Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Essay

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    majority of teenage pregnancies, "more than four out of five", are unplanned ("Unintended Pregnancy Prevention"). Whether teenagers believe in common myths that they can't get pregnant the first time having sex or they truly believe nothing like this could ever happen to them, it happens to approximately seven hundred and fifty thousand teenagers in the United States each year. Although the birth control pill may not completely put an end to teenage pregnancies, it will decrease pregnancy rates among

  • Schools Providing Contraception For Children

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    Contraception When a teenage girl sees that small pink plus sign on a pregnancy test, many things begin to run through her mind. “What am I going to tell my parents and boyfriend? How is this going to affect me? How will my friends and family react? What about my education and future? How did this happen to me? What could I have done to prevent this?” Most teenagers have sex without being protected. Whether they’re embarrassed or afraid of being seen, it results in a lot of teenage pregnancies. However, there

  • The New York City Borough Of Manhattan

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    Good health care for pregnant teenager begins with great satisfactory prenatal care, which begins in the first trimester of the pregnancy. Prenatal care is essential for monitoring the growth of the fetus and the health of the mother. Teenage mothers and their babies face a number of health risks, as a result of emotional disorder, poverty, lack of resource, limited access to health care, and low quality of life style living, causing

  • Should Sex Education Be Taught?

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    from state to state and even district to district. Although there are many different definitions, the one being applied here is that abstinence-based curriculum teaches that the only truly effective way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, and other sex related risks is by not having sex. This includes severely limited or no information about contraceptives or ways to lessen the spread of disease. On the other hand, comprehensive sexual education includes information not found in