Teen Pregnancy

Teenagers should be aware

A Teen Girl


The definition of teen pregnancy is to give birth to a child in the age of 15 to 19. Girls are too young and still growing in this age. It has become a serious issue in developed countries where it is still high, despite of decreasing in 1990. There were 900,000 girls in United States, who became pregnant and induced abortion or miscarriages under 20 in 1996. Despite of 15% lower than 1994, United States has the highest and more than twice teen pregnancy compared to England, Wales, Canada and eight time higher in Japan. Teen pregnancy is increasing because of number of factors which are going to be discussed with negative effects and preventing methods.

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