Why do teenagers get pregnant at an early age?
Most teens that get pregnant do so because of lack of sex education and simply thinking that it will not happen to them. Everyone who has unprotected sex is at risk for pregnancy and STDs. If you are going to have sex always use a condom and a reliable method of birth control.
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Answer . \nPregnancy does not confer emancipation rights on a minor. The legal age of majority of the state in which the minor lives is still applicable.
Answer . No. If you get pregnant at an early age, it's far from the end of the world. Don't let people judge you, because everyone has something that they are ashamed of. And being pregnant at an early age is not one of the greatest things when it comes to your future, but should you decide to ke…ep this child, that is YOUR decision. It's about what you feel is right for YOU!. Answer . Young women getting pregnant in this day and age isn't frowned upon like it was up until the beginning of the 1960s. The above poster is correct. Mistakes can happen and sometimes it's due to lack of knowledge, but nothing to be ashamed of. It isn't any parents dream come true that their young daughter get pregnant, but, most good parents stand behind their children. I know I would! So, sit down and try to rationalize this out and if you feel you can't handle looking after your baby then consider adoption. There are so many couples out there that just can't have a baby and would love to adopt your baby and give it a good home. Sometimes the adoptive parents will keep in touch and even sent pictures of your baby if you request it.. Don't be ashamed about something so natural. It doesn't make you a bad person and the fact you came on this board to discuss it means you are a caring and loving person. No one is going to label you and if any of your peers give you a rough time just say this, "You have just been lucky!" That's the truth! Most teenagers have experienced sex by the time they are 16 and that from statistics.. Good luck hon (MORE)
The same way as anyone else, they have unprotected sex the sperm from the man fertilizes the woman's egg and hey presto - pregnant! Answer Get a book from the library, it will have all the answers you need. Dont you have sex ed? Answer Well apparently you haven't been informed very well abou…t the "birds and the bees". They become impregnated by having either unprotected sex or there contraceptive (i.e: birth control, condoms, others...) did not succesfully keep the woman from becoming pregnant; Some ways that the contraceptives may have failed are that the condom may have broken (what happened to me), they could have missed a day of the birth control, the condom can also "slip off" if it is too large for the male's "region", there are also many other ways that the contraceptives could have failed but those are the most often. Please educate yourself in the area of contraceptives because they really will save you from premature adult-hood, which i know as a pregnant teen is not a fun ordeal.The only way to be 100% safe from having a child at a young age or any age as a matter of fact if to practice abstinence which, in case you aren't sure what that is is where you refrain from having sex; atleast until you realize what you want out of life. I really hope I helped you sweetie; much love and may god bless you. -Jesseca Having sex (MORE)
Well, most of the time, they don't do it on purpose. Either they don't know the facts about sex and birth control, and they mistakenly believe they can't get pregnant when they can (like, they think you can't get pregnant the first 10 days after your period, for example, or they think you can't get… pregnant if the woman is on top during sex), or they just don't believe it could ever really happen to them. Or, they use condoms, but the condoms break. Or, they forget to take their birth control pills. Or, they pass out drunk at a party and get date-raped. Or they get raped some other way. And some teenage girls do get pregnant on purpose. Usually they have emotional problems, and they think that having a baby will solve these problems. Maybe they never got enough love and support from their parents, and they think that if they start a family of their own, they can replace what they never had. Or they are in love with a boy, and they think that getting pregnant will make him stay with them and get married to them. Or they simply have absolutely no idea how much work and responsibility having children is. (MORE)
babies are an insane amount of money and work!! make sure you can afford it with food and insurance and bills and everything!! it costs thousands of dollars (literally!!) just to have a baby, let alone care for it and teach it everything it needs to know in life. make sure it will grow up in a hom…e and environment that every child needs with support, comfort and good healthcare. (MORE)
Can a pregnant Teenager of the age seventeen live with the father and his parents as long as the parent of the pregnant teen just gives the fathers family guardianship?
I think that if the young ladyÂ´s parents do not have a problem with it, it is not really necessary to worry about the legal side of it, since there are not likely to be any problems.
Yes, teens can get pregnant. Teenage pregnancy is actually quite a struggle. There are national campaigns geared towards education and prevention. See the related link below.
People get pregnant at an early age because they choose to have unprotected sex. Some people think that using just a condom will keep them from getting pregnant, but condoms are only 85% affective. Sometimes they rip and sometimes they come off. People just don't think about the consequences of thei…r actions. (MORE)
Young teens are not well-equipped to be mothers, because they do not usually have the means to support themselves and a baby with food and shelter.. It is a laborious occupation too, and who wants to be burdened with chores so young?. Finally, they may have trouble judging when a baby illness is m…inor or life-threatening, and in the US at least, cannot easily find medical help to reassure themselves and help. (MORE)
they are hella stupid!!! because they have unprotected sex ie their stupid (unless they are settled down and can support their baby and themselves)
Unfortunetly the number of teenager's getting pregnant are higher now then they used to be, but no, it is not normal
As soon as a teenager reaches their first period and produces eggs they can become pregnant. Although, they are a lot more likely to have a miscarriage. . Miscarriages happen frequently only to young teens, not to older teens between 16 and 20. . Yes
Yes. It can affect your health because you will not be fully grown yourself, therefore it will put more of a strain on you and the baby
It takes roughly 24 hours for sperm to travel to the egg &fertilize it & then another week or so for the fertilized eggto travel to the uterus & implant in the uterine wall. Onceimplanted, it begins to form the placenta, which is what producesHCG, the hormone that pregnancy tests look for, even the …bloodtestthat you get at the doctor's office. (MORE)
You get a teenager pregnant by having sex with her. However, sex with teens is illegal is most parts of the world. In Sims, only adults can become pregnant. They've blocked teenage pregnancies in Sims to make a good impression on kids, adults and teens.
most likely the baby . if your a teen and pregnant you have to grow up alot and be alot more responsible... most likely the baby . if your a teen and pregnant you have to grow up alot and be alot more responsible..
Generally, the teen years begin at 13 and end at 19. Society seesteenagers as those who are in junior high and high school.
Technically, a teenager is a person between the ages of 13 and 19. However, as 18 is the general modern age of adulthood, teenage has come to mean the lower part of the range, ages 12 to 17 (compare to "school age").
he plans on making a law that no one under the age of 18 schould have a child if soo it will be taken away
many teenagers get pregnant at a young age by not using protection such as condoms, others because they believe that the baby's father will stay with them for getting them pregnant and some for not using proper birth control like the pill, patch, foam, or diaphragm.
because they afraid they boyfriends might leave them if they don't give them what they want
Take her to the doctor where she will be examined and hear the choices she has. The decision is hers so you should support her in w/e she chooses. If she decides to keep it: make a lifeplan regarding the father of the baby, money, school, daycare etc. If she decides to give it up for adoption:… help her find a good family. If she decides on abortion: go with her and support her because it's not easy to go through. (MORE)
I wouldn't say everybody,but I agree.they are not taught by they're parents.they're parents don't teach them anything.I know,its sad isn't it? I wish that wouldn't have happen in this world,i wish parents can put they're foot down and discipline their kids more.I just don't stand people these days,w…e live in a beautiful world full of nasty,filthy,evil people.WHY LORD WHY?? (MORE)
Wanting to have sex is a very strong and natural urge, However Many young people are not prepared to take the care they need to take when having sex with each other, Often sexual education is not clear enough in preparing young people for the experience and the proper precautions are more difficult …to come by for them. (MORE)
With mental disorders: Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Depression Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Anxiety Disorders Bi-Polar Disorder Insomnia Panic Disorders Schizophrenia (Symptoms usually start at like 15 years old.) Phobias Post-Tramuati…c Stress Disorder Personality disorders are diagnosed when they are adults. Don't ask me why. It doesn't make any sense to me. (MORE)
Birth control fail No sex ed and/or only been taught abstinence Wanting a family because you and the boyfriend is so perfect together Always wanted to be a young parent Want someone to love them unconditionally Thinks it wont happen to them and once without condom is OK Feels too awkward… to ask for a condom when they are about to do it (MORE)
No they cannot. Until they are adults they remain the responsibility of their parents. Being a parent under the age of majority does not change that. One must be at least 18 in Alabama to be considered for emancipation and the age of majority is 19..
Well, first you have to go to a churchyard and say "I am dumb" 3 times, and then you have to cut your toenails and eat them, and same day you have to kiss a ladybug 10 times on the genitals... If you fall asleep within 12 hours, you're definitly a pregnant teenager. Congratulations honey, call MTV
definitely much different and physically harder than today A+ join the group kkk korect,kool,kids we have the awnsers
I dont think that really makes a difference, as long as you have your period you are able to get pregnant unless something else is wrong with you that enables you or makes it difficult for you to get pregnant
Attitudes from Catholicism and personal beliefs. Poverty is a contributing factor. So is the lack of use of contraception, stemming from attitudes from Catholicism
In villages, early teenagers were expected to become men or womenand do the rituals. They were also usually expected to get marriedat an early age.
Pregnant Teenager can they prosecute boyfriend 1.5 year difference in age When they found out she was 16 and he was 17 getting ready to turn 18 We are in Indiana?
the legal age for proper consent in Indiana is 16 so you will be fine
The dangers of been pregrant as a teenager is that your babies insides can grow on the outsides.
They get an abortion and then go home so their daddy can beat their ass real good...
A teen can determine pregnancy in the same way that an adult can. You can notice symptoms which include: missed period, fatigue, swollen and or tender breasts, mood swings, flu like symptoms, nausea, implantation bleeding (slightly different than a period) etc. Not all women will experience pregnanc…y symptoms so if you do suspect you might be pregnant, you should take a test rather than relying solely on symptoms.To ensure the best results for a home pregnancy test: Â· Take the test in the morning, if possible, because your hCG (pregnancy hormone) levels are at it's highest Â· Don't drink a bunch of fluids before taking the test because it will dilute your urine and can affect the results Â· Take the test no more than 1 day before expected period. OR 14 days after intercourse (sex). Although some test say that you can see results up to 5 days before your missed period, the percentage of accuracy is very low. Â· urinate for as long as possible on the foam-like strip Â· Check the results in the window frame of time suggested by the instructions of the pregnancy test. (MORE)
If a girl had a sex at a early age and never had her period can she get pregnant when she begins her first period?
No, And here is why. When you have your period it means you finally are old enough to use the eggs in you're body. But before you have your period, You can't use your eggs.
On the Sims 3 you can make your Sim pregnant by makeing them a adult or young adult then change her back to a teenager and still have the baby.
There are many factors that come into play on this question. Most youth today do decide to do the deed at a early age. It doesn't mean that they have bad parents or that they are lashing out at society. It depends on the person and what choices that they decide to make on a day to day basis. I just …recently found out that my teenage cousin is pregnant. She got kicked out of her house and she feels like the whole world is on her shoulders. She told me that her family said that she sinned therefore she can be part of the family. I told her that people sin everyday. Some sins you can hide under clothes or in your heart. Others you can't hide and they are out for the world to see and judge. Take this sin and turn it into a blessing. She will survive, just like my mother did with me when she was 17. Everything happens to a reason and she will learn who truly loves her and who to trust. There is no simply answer for you question but the one thing everyone can do is to teach today's youth to how to prevent it or give support young ladys the support that they need in this time of need. (MORE)
Neither. If talking about time frames and eras it would be 'in the early ages' or 'in the early days of the age.' If you are talking about a person, it would be 'at an early age.'
Technically a females body is in its prime fertile years from 20 +. Recovery from a pregnancy is said to be much quicker as your body can "bounce" back alot more quickly.
Think about how your parents have reacted to other situations. Try to imagine how they might respond, but remember it's impossible to really know for sure. Still, thinking about what to expect can help you feel prepared for the conversation you plan to have
Like all other women she has 3 choices; keep it, adoption or abortion. Her body will change with the pregnancy and as long as she has proper maternal care she should be fine. The younger you are the bigger risks there are though when it comes to premature birth etc.
If I were you, I would keep her/he. The minute you lay eyes on your baby, you will fall in love with he/her. If your under 16 and you don't have anyone (someone living in your house) willing to take care of her/he while your gone, get a pregnancy agent. Consider adoption. They will discuss and reall…y help you out on figuring out what is best for you and the baby. After four monthes of pregnancy, it can't be whats right for you-whats right for the baby. Take a deep breath. Its up to you. Its not your fault your pregnant. 100% up to you. (MORE)
Please can you put your gender and age when you answer the question please. Do you think that teenagers that drink are more likely to get pregnant than teens that dont?
I am a seventeen year old female. There is nothing physiologically that takes place in a teen who drinks that would make them more likely to get pregnant than a person who's sober. Assuming that the drinker is taking the exact same precautions as a sober person in regards to protection, neither per…son should get pregnant; if neither person uses protection, they would have the same odds of getting pregnant. (MORE)
It's not common that teens get pregnant. It happens and of all the western countries US is topping the list but I wouldn't call it common. People exaggerate. They also believe the majority who have abortions are teens which is not the case. Reasons for teen pregnancies: - contraceptive fails wh…ich can happen to anyone or they have not got enough information about the contraception. - no proper sex education - they are in love and think it would be perfect with a family of their own. - they are not in love but want someone who loves them unconditionally and who they can love back (MORE)
Fecundity rate is higher in teenagers . Hormones running high and they fall in love. Many don't know enough about birth control or feel too embarrassed to ask. Some are convinced they will be together for life and a baby would complete their "family". There are many reasons but physically anyone …who has started ovulating can get pregnant. Even when their bodies are not enough developed for a healthy pregnancy and birth. (MORE)
The reason to this is most likly becase the teen is probably still in shock and also fears that the parent(s) will shun them. Addendum: The "fear" others may perceive is likely the outward expression of guilt or shame. The child may believe they have betrayed the parent or let them down somehow…. She may feel she has done something wrong. Then again, they may have past experience of the parents' anger and they may actually be afraid of that. (MORE)
A woman of any age could get pregnant as a result of sex duringmenstruation. A woman can only get pregnant if she has sex during the fertilephase of her menstrual cycle; when she ovulates and when there isfertile cervical mucus present. Typically women will ovulate 14days before/after menstruation,… there will only be a viable eggpresent for up to 48 hours. However her body will produce mucusabout a week before ovulation that helps keep sperm alive for up to7 days. During menstruation a woman will not ovulate - the egg from theprevious cycle is long dead, and the egg from the current cycle hasyet to be released - however if she has a short menstrual cycle shemay have fertile quality cervical mucus present. Thus sperm fromsex during her period could live up to 7 days, by which time shemay ovulate. Birth control should always be used to prevent unwanted pregnancy. (MORE)
there is no way to tell your strict parent you must have tell yourparent because at the end of the whole thing your parents will findout and it will be so sad and painfull