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  • Consistent Use Of Contraceptives By Teenagers
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    Teenage parenthood is by no means a new social phenomenon. Historically, women have tended to begin childbearing during their teens and early twenties. During the past two decades the U.S. teenage birthrate has actually declined (Polit and others, 1982). In the late 1950's, 90 out of 1000 women under 20 gave birth as compared with 52 out of 1000 in 1978. Several factors contribute to the current attention focused on teenage pregnancy and parenthood. There is currently a large number of young wom...
  • Young People Of Teenage Sexuality
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    In recent years, teenage pregnancy has been labeled a major issue amongst teens that it can be known as an Epidemic. Is teenage pregnancy directly responsible for a host of society's ills Increasing teenage pregnancy rate translates directly into increasing rates of school failure, early behavioral problems, drug abuse, child abuse, depression, and crimes. Many social problems can be directly attributed to the poor choices of teenage girls. The talk shows today are flooded by episodes dealing wi...
  • Pregnancy Teenagers
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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 re...
  • Teenage Mothers
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    Teen Pregnancy By: Dina Kogan E-mail: Teenage Pregnancy By: Stephanie Preece The Truth About Teen Pregnancy Although the rate of teenage pregnancy in the United States has declined greatly within the past few years, it is still an enormous problem that needs to be addressed. These rates are still higher in the 1990's than they were only a decade ago. The United State's teenage birthrate exceeds that of most other industrialized nations, even though American teenagers are no more sexually active ...
  • Noticeable Effect On The Teen Pregnancy Rate
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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...
  • Teen Pregnancy Rates
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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 ...
  • Preventing Teen Pregnancy
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    Effective approaches to prevent teen pregnancy After reading numerous articles and abstracts in regards to the ever so intriguing topic of teen pregnancy, I've come to a conclusion which is a little different than I had expected. Before reading any of the literature on teen pregnancy, I was under the assumption that the sex education classes provided in school were an extremely effective weapon against unwanted teenage pregnancies. Of the literature references that I've used and those of which I...
  • Teenage Pregnancies
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    As she waits in the clinic waiting room, her heart begins to pound as she feels the sweat start to bead along her hairline. The nurse steps out through a doorway, calls her name, and brings her into an office-like room. There she sits down, where she is told the outcome of her tests. Tears billow from her eyes as she is told in nine months, and at the age of only sixteen, she will become a mother. This has become a growing issue in American society over the last decade. Whether a teenager is mat...
  • Issue Of Teenage Pregnancy
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    In her book, Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy, Kristin Luker participates in the negotiated order of the United States by providing information to the information-gathering portion of the sympathetic process. Luker's investigation of the issue of teenage pregnancy seeks not to provide information on what she perceives to be right or wrong but rather to provide the necessary background for an informed decision to be made. Consistent with the social-constructionist theoretica...
  • Schools Can Help To Prevent Teen Pregnancy
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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 th...
  • Overall 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 w...
  • Funds Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
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    In this day and age the rate of teenagers who become pregnant has substantially increased. I myself am not one of them, but having a few friends who became pregnant at a very young age I've learned quite a bit about it. Now, I am not saying that teenage pregnancy is wrong or right. For some teenagers it could be a very joyful experience if they are mature enough to handle it. It can teach them lessons about life and responsibility. For the less mature teens though, it's a disaster. In that case,...
  • Causes Of Teenage Pregnancy
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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 dy...
  • Pregnancies By Teenage Mothers
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    Introduction This paper discusses the problems of African American teenagers who are sexually active and how these teenagers from disadvantaged circumstances can and do avoid early teenage childbearing. This topic was chosen to alert those who are unaware about teenage pregnancies. Teenage pregnancy does not affect my life directly but it has affected the live of others around me. Because of this, I feel obligated to inform others of teenage pregnant. Now I am at a point in my life where myself ...
  • Teenage Pregnancy On The Macro Level
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    Addressing Macro Perspectives Of Societal Influences In Addressing Macro Perspectives Of Societal Influences In Relation To Teenage Pregnancy By The Professional Through The Nursing Profession ADDRESSING MACRO PRESPECTIVES OF SOCIETAL INFLUENCES IN RELATION TO TEENAGE PREGNANCY BY THE PROFESSIONAL THROUGH THE NURSING PROFESSION? As your actions are informed by your awareness of values, your thinking and your ideas are shaped and changed by your experiences with those actions (Chinn, 1995, p. 3)....
  • Aged Teenage Pregnancies
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    Lindsay 1 Tian na Lindsay Mr. Fick Composition II Honors, Period 3 7 February 2000 Children Having Children As today's family values slowly decline, the teen pregnancy rate slowly increases. Each year teenage girls are getting pregnant at a younger and younger age with no guarantee of a father by their side. Many girls are left with the responsibility of supporting young children financially, and many girls aren? t even ready for the responsibility of caring for another human being. In order to ...

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