Issues on teenage pregnancy

Oct 27, 2014
Teenage pregnancy
When pregnancy occurs in girls who are 19 years old oryounger, it is called as Teenage pregnancy, or Adolescent pregnancy. Generalsex education and easier accessibility of condoms has led to a considerabledecline in teen pregnancy, when compared to the 1990's. Till date many campaignsattempt to further reduce the number of teen pregnancies.

Teenage pregnancyis a cause of concern as it is associated with a number of issues. These issuescan both be social and medical in nature. Most teenagers don’t plan toget pregnant. But when they do, they are burdened to face an unexpected andundesirable pregnancy. The young mothers end up having to face a society thatabandons them- stress from which poses mental and physical risks to the motherand child. And so, adolescent pregnancies always carry health risks.
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