• Teen Pregnancy Sex Education
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    I chose to do my controversial essay on teen pregnancy. Did you know that in the United States of America, we have the highest rate of teen births in the world? Well each year in the United States, more than 300, 000 babies will be born to teenage mothers who have not even finished high school yet. More than half of these mothers have not even finished the ninth grade even. Many teenagers do not consider the risks involved with sexual intercourse. Teenagers who are responsible to have a sexual r...
  • Lactating Teens Causes For Teen Pregnancy
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    1 Karla Gray Ms. HulseyEnglish 1010 Cause/Effect Final Draft 15 November 2004 Lactating Teens While several teens that engage in pre-marital sex never become pregnant, some are not as fortunate. Teen pregnancy has become all too common in this day and age. Some teens think it will not happen to them and do not use necessary precautions to protect against it. There are several causes for teen pregnancy and the effects can be life changing. Several causes for teen pregnancy are: the need for affe...
  • Roe V Wade State Woman Pregnancy
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    Roe v. Wade (410 U. S. 113, 93 S. Ct. 705, 35 L. Ed. 2 d 147 1973) Facts: Texas enacted a law that made it illegal to procure an abortion, unless, pursuant to medical advice, given to save the life of the mother. Jane Roe was an unmarried, pregnant woman. She was unable to get a lawful abortion in Texas because her life was not endanger by the continuation of her pregnancy. Issue: Whether a pregnant woman has a constitutional right to terminate the pregnancy; and whether the state interests in...
  • A Medical And Moral Look At Ectopic Pregnancy
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    The complexity of the human reproductive system is unbelievable baffling. The fact that the egg even leaves the protection of the ovary and starts its journey down the fallopian tube is remarkable. The process by which the sperm manage to scurry their way to meet the egg through the hostile environment of a woman's body is another great accomplishment of the human body. The fact that, in the majority of cases, the egg and sperm meet, join, and find their way into the uterus and set up the beginn...
  • Alcohol And The Fetus
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    Know When to Say When Drinking during pregnancy is often thought of as no big deal. However, drinking during pregnancy is a very big deal. An unborn baby's life is in the hands of the mother. If she decides to drink, she is risking the unborn's chances of being as smart and healthy as it can be. Drinking during pregnancy opens the doors to a variety of harmful effects on the mother and her unborn baby, and until this is brought out in the open with honesty, it cannot be prevented. There are man...
  • Teenage Pregnancy Education Sex Rates
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    Over the past few years teenage pregnancy rates have grown substantially. More than one million teenagers will become pregnant this year in Canada, and the number is growing. Many socioeconomic factors influence pregnancy rates, such as; different races, different religions, financial status, education and family background. Another influence is the sexual education children are receiving or not receiving at school and at home. While the problem of teenage pregnancy is acknowledged, solutions ar...
  • Effects Of Smoking While Pregnant
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    During a pregnancy there are many choices to be made and smoking should not be one of them. Smoking while pregnant can cause major effects before the birth of the child and also in the child's future. Here are a few effects before the actual birth of the child: 1) Cigarettes contains a large number of chemicals that harm unborn babies. 2) Smoking raises the levels of carbon monoxide in your bloodstream. This gives less oxygen for baby. 3) Nicotine tightens the blood vessels, meaning the oxygen i...
  • Birth Control Pregnancy Progestin Intercourse
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    What exactly is birth control? Birth control means things that can be done to ensure that pregnancy only happens if and when wanted. Nowadays there are a great variety of ways to assure birth control. However, there is only one way that can be considered 100 percent secure. The more it is known about birth control options, the better chances of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy and reducing the risks of getting a sexually transmitted disease, including AIDS. The only guaranteed option of birth cont...
  • Sexually Active Pregnancy Teen Teenage
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    Teen Pregnancy Teen pregnancy is detrimental to society and needs to be addresses, because approximately one million teenagers become pregnant a year (Health communities. com 1). Teenage unwed mothers have been a dilemma in the United States for numerous years. Although the rate of teenage pregnancy has lessened, the problems branching from teenage pregnancies continue to distress the nation. In Georgia, 66% of high school students reported being sexually active in 1994 (Wiechman 7). Many teens...
  • Pregnancy Termination Professional Woman
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    Unwanted Pregnancy Deciding not to continue with a pregnancy is a difficult and often painful decision to make, and not one that is made lightly. Often a lot of talking is needed before a woman can make her choice and be sure that the choice she makes is right for her. There are several professional organisations that can help such as Brook Advisory, British Pregnancy Advisory Service or The Family Planning Association and if you are thinking of terminating a pregnancy it is essential that you t...
  • Teen Pregnancy Balash Schools Birth
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    Prevent Teen Pregnancy After reading Martha Balash's article, Schools Can Help to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Balash has put time and effort into this proposal on stopping Teen Pregnancy. I think Balash's introduction is very effective because she goes straight to the facts. She doesn't try to mislead you with any false facts. She goes straight to the point and the point is to prevent teen pregnancy. Balash tells that schools has more influence over teen pregnancy than what the public thinks. She t...
  • Fears Associated With Pregnancy And Childbirth
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    Melender, H. S. Lauri, S. (1999). Fears associated with pregnancy and childbirth-Experiences of women who have recently given birth Midwifery, 15 (3), 178-183. This descriptive study was undertaken to describe fears associated with pregnancy and childbirth. Also to see whether women who have recently given birth feel that their fears were justified. A convenience sample of 20 women, 10 primipara and 10 multipara e were interviewed in the maternity units of two university hospitals in Finland. A...
  • Decrease Of Teen Pregnancy Rate
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    The overall teen birth rate has declined by 16 percent from 1991 to 1997. "All states are recording a decline and it is the sixth year in a row that the teen birth rate has declined," stated Donna S halala, HHS secretary of U. S. Newswire. Although the birthrate among teens is decreasing and the percentage of teenagers who have had sexual intercourse is declining, it is a multi-faceted problem affecting today's youth. The government is taking in to consideration all possibilities and conditions ...
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Employee Laws Act
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    Pregnancy Discrimination. There are many issues to consider in pregnancy discrimination. The well-being of the child, the well-being of the mother, employer / employee relations, as well as gender issues. There are however several State and Federal laws that protect people against pregnancy discrimination. Two of the Federal laws are the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was an amendment to title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 196...
  • Teen Pregnancy In Canada
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    In Every Country, in every city teenage girls and boys face parenthood. These parents to be must grow up quickly in order to face the harsh realities of becoming a parent. Many teens don t know the history of teen pregnancy, the effects it has on society, the stress of becoming a parent, ways to solve the problem or even where to get help. The journey to parenthood is hard to avoid once it has taken the first steps forward. For many hundreds of years teen pregnancy was not problem as children as...
  • Teenage Pregnancy Teen Children Community
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    Teen pregnancy is a social problem that affects the entire community. It is important to examine the root causes of this problem, and the effects this problem has on our society, the individual, and the community. Then we will be able analyze possible ways of combating this problem. The causes of teenage pregnancy is not only the fault of the individual. There are a myriad of influences and circumstances that give rise to teenage pregnancy that are found in families, the community, and social d...
  • Pregnancy Food Article Health
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    Relationship of Maternal Diet to Infant Health: A Reaction Paper on the article " Your Nine-Month Guide to Eating and Gaining" The old saying that a pregnant woman must "eat for two" is not just a myth - it is a scientific fact. However, this does not mean that the woman needs to eat enough for two adults. She does not need to increase her intake to provide enough nutrients for the growing fetus. Many women will not have to increase by much the quantity of food eaten, but they will have to in...
  • Teen Pregnancy Mothers Children Teens
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    The truth about teen pregnancy was of great interest because I want to understand the impact it has on society and why so many teens feel the need to get pregnant. I developed an interest in teen pregnancy through a family friend who suggested the topic. I thought about it for a while and felt that this is an important social issue that many aren't fully aware of the critical impact it has on individuals. Overall, this is still an enormous problem that needs to be addressed because of the underl...
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Baby Life Mother
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    A Medical And Moral Look At Ectopic Medical And Moral Look At Ectopic Pregnancy The complexity of the human reproductive system is unbelievable baffling. The fact that the egg even leaves the protection of the ovary and starts its journey down the fallopian tube is remarkable. The process by which the sperm manage to scurry their way to meet the egg through the hostile environment of a woman s body isan other great accomplishment of the human body. The fact that, in the majority of cases, the eg...
  • Male Condom Female Condoms Pregnancy
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    Are Male Condoms Or Female Condoms Are Male Condoms Or Female Condoms A Better Contraceptive? The male condom is a thin layer made of latex or sheepskin that fits over the erect penis and stops sperm from entering the female's body when ejaculating. They are the most commonly used contraceptive and you can purchase them at drug stores or supermarkets without a prescription. The best condoms have a reservoir tip, are made of latex and are lubricated. Male condoms contain no health risks unless yo...