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Teen Pregnancy

Teen Pregnancy

While preliminary teen birthrates have declined in the past couple of years, teenage pregnancy, categorized by women under the age of twenty is still a prevalent topic to be discussed. Statistics provided by the CDC and National Vital Statistics Reports reveal that in 2015 the birth rate for teen pregnancy was about 22.3 births per 1000 women within the age of 15-19. Learn more about risks, prevention and other tips from top professionals such as Shelia Kamen, PsyD, Guylaine Hubbard Bosmer, PhD, and Pattie Mallette.

Risks:

Although these teenage pregnancy rates have been steadily decreasing since 2007, there are still risks involved with these pregnancies.
Common complications of teenage pregnancy can include high blood pressure, anemia (low iron levels), and the possibility of premature birth or low birth weight. Inadequate prenatal care and insufficient nutrition actually play a large role in the negative health outcomes of early childbearing.
Therefore, a proper diet, supplements, and a beneficial lifestyle greatly improve the ... Read more

Celebrity mother Pattie Mallette discusses her experiences as a teen mother and offers helpful advice for other young women are dealing with the same issues that she... read more
Parenting expert Aaliyah Noble shares his views of teenage pregnancy and parenting in the media, and how it should focus on the issues they face rather than glamorizing... read more
Guylaine Hubbard-Brosmer, PhD, a parent herself to her pregnant teenage daughter, offers helpful advice for other parents that are raising pregnant teenagers. Her own... read more
Parenting expert Aaliyah Noble shares advice on how honest communication with your teenage child is the best way to avoid teen pregnancy and explains how to best talk... read more
Hear what Sheila Kamen, PsyD has to say about the important conversations that go along with your teenager taking birth control. Get her expert advice here!
Award-winning adolescent physican Diane Tanaka, MD's explains everything that you need to know about the "morning after pill" and what it really does to you.
Lauri Burns, Founder of the Teen Project, shares advice for teen moms and parents of teen moms on the best steps to take in order to be successful in life
Award winning author and psychologist Michael Bradley, EdD, explains to parents how to handle situations with your teenager with then are sexually active at an early age... read more
Expert Michael J. Bradley, EdD explains the riskiness of sexual activity, but also how boys and girls respond differently to these experiences.
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice for women on how the NuvaRing works for birth control and how to properly use it
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice for men and women on the permanent options available for birth control for each gender and the effectiveness of each
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice on how to use the patch for birth control, including what women it is most effective for and how to properly use it
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice on the proper application and how to use condoms in order to ensure their maximum effectiveness
Hear Minerva Cano's explain Planned Parenthood services. Need extra help? They have programs and services to make sure everyone gets what they need.
Health educator Minerva Cano's talks all about Depo-Provera, a birth control shot that offers many benefits for women who use it. Find out more about it from this video.
Health educator and expert Minerva Cano's explains the many options that Planned Parenthood offers for women who have an unplanned pregnancy and need guidance.
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice on the proper application and how to use female condoms in order to ensure their maximum effectiveness
Expert health educator Minerva Cano's describes what a latex barrier is and the proper modes of application. Her expertise in the field educates people on how to... read more
Minerva Cano, Health Educator for Planned Parenthood, discusses some of the most commonly used semi-permanent birth control options used by young women
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice for women on the various options available for individual birth control usage and the effectiveness of each method
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, discusses what the different effects of different birth control options are on hormones and which type of birth control is best for... read more
Learn about: Availability of contraception methods for teens from Minerva Cano,...
Have you heard of Planned Parenthood before but not sure what it is? Minerva Cano a member of the Parent and Adult Program at Planed Parenthood explains everything you... read more
Health Educator, Minerva Cano, shares advice for women on the various options available for emergency contraception and the effectiveness of each method
Director of Admissions at a prestigious high school and coach Rob Kodama gives some insight on teen boys and hormone control, as well as what is most important for... read more
Parenting expert Aaliyah Noble shares advice for parents of teenage parents, including how to be supportive, build self-confidence, and develop independence.
Award winning author and sex health expert Amy Lang, MA, explains what both parents and teenagers should know about birth control and how parents can help their children... read more
Sex health expert Amy Lang explains the best ways to explain abortions to children so they understand the concepts and why some people chose to have an abortion.
Mom and sex health expert Amy Lang explains why the "abstinence only" method not be the best way to teach children and adolescents about sexual activity and practicing... read more
Parenting expert Aaliyah Noble shares advice for adult parents and teen parents regarding how to be a successful parent while also being a successful student
Parenting expert Aaliyah Noble shares advice from personal experience in regards to being a teen parent and the important decisions that come with being one.
Watch Video: Advice for pregnant teens by Guylaine Hubbard-Brosmer, PhD, ...

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