The United States remains the highest among developed countries for teenage pregnancy. Years ago I was acceptable to have children at an early age because the life expectancy was shorter then it is today. In western societies, young parents are so often given a hard time being called irresponsible, carless, selfish and immature. Politicians often condemn teenage pregnancies. Voter do not like their tax money spent on supporting young parents. For these reason it is hard to be a teenage parent. It can be hard to say no to sex because you may feel that you are the only one not having sex, but alone with getting pregnant you can also get sexually transmitted diseases and cancer of the cervix.
Study has shown that teens that do drugs or alcohol to make them feel good about themselves have a tendency to have sex. Pregnancy in very young people is a result of abusive relationships in which girls are forced to have sex against their will. Girls that get pregnant at an early age do not do well in school, have a higher dropout rate and have poorer job prospect than girls whose life was not interrupted by a baby.
Some young women are desperate for love and feel as if they would have a baby it would love them as they have never been loved before. Teens have different reactions to finding out that they are pregnant here are a few. Denial, not wanting to talk about it, sadness, and depression. They may lose interest in things they use to do and withdraw from their family and friends. Guilt, a deep feeling of having done something wrong, blaming you for getting pregnant.
Many pregnant teenagers are afraid to talk to their parents or even their boyfriend, but they need to talk to someone older or a close friend. They need to know that there is help at hand. They need to see a doctor as soon as possible so they can get the medical help they need for themselves and their unborn child. Pros and cons of being a teenage parent; Pro, you will be able to raise...