Teen Pregnancies: Tips for Parents

Your teenage daughter tells you she’s pregnant. What do you do? You’re not alone.  According to recent studies by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, although teen sex rates have decreased, teen contraceptive use has increased, and teen abortion rates have decreased over the past decade, teen birthrates are rising.  In an age where …

Teen Pregnancy: Tips for Teens

Although the rate of teen pregnancies has decreased in the U.S. over the past decade, every day, over 2,000 teen girls become pregnant. That’s more than 750,000 pregnancies each year.  Studies estimate that by age 20, 30% of girls will experience pregnancy. Considering the fact that at least 50% of pregnancies are unplanned, it’s a …