Presentation on theme: "Teenage pregnancy affects the future of both the child and the mother."— Presentation transcript:
1 Teenage pregnancy affects the future of both the child and the mother. By Turquosia Brown
2 Teen females are becoming pregnant and these pregnancies are affecting their lives greatly:” –Margaret 15.
3 DefinitionPregnancy by a female, age 13 to 19, which is understood to occur in a girl who hasn’t completed her core education—secondary school—has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is mentally immature
4 Teenage Pregnancy How does teenage pregnancy affect the mother? How does teenage pregnancy affect the child?How does this affect their future?How to protect yourself
5 Statistics3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every yearParenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school. Aid young parents by starting a Babysitters Club so they can take GED classes.
6 About 25% of teen moms have a 2nd child with Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30.The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world. in 24 months of their first baby.
7 Educate Teens Adolescents Parents Healthcare Providers Communities Sex Ed (Class)
8 Conclusion How to avoid teenage pregnancy? Teenage pregnancy should be talked about and should not go unnoticed. This is a worldwide epidemic and a lot of teens do not understand how this not only affects their childhood but also their child's future.