Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Discuss teen pregnancy problems? – Part 1

• Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in a female under the age of 20.
• A pregnancy can take place at any time after puberty.
• This is technically begins about two weeks before menarche (first menstrual period).
• A healthy, well-nourished girl has menarche taking place around the ages 12 or 13.
• It is the stage at which a female becomes potentially fertile.
• A teenage pregnancy depends on a number of personal and societal factors.
• Teenage pregnancy rates vary between countries.
• This may be because of differences in levels of sexual activity, general sex education provided and access to affordable contraceptive options.
• The body of a teen is still growing.
• She will need more nutritional support to meet both her needs and that of her baby.
• Nutritional counseling can be a large portion of prenatal care.
• This is usually done by a doctor or a midwife, sometimes a nutritionist.
• This counseling will usually include information about prenatal vitamins, folic acid.
• It also include dos and don’ts of eating and drinking.
• Lack of proper nutrition can lead to problems like anemia (low iron), low weight gain, etc.
• Another problem facing teen mothers is the use of drugs and alcohol and cigarette smoking.
• No amount of any of these substances is safe for use in pregnancy.
• Their use can complicate pregnancy even further.
• This increases the likelihood of premature birth and other complications.
• Premature birth and low birth weight create a wealth of their own problems.
• This includes brain damage, physical disabilities and more.
• Teen mothers are perfectly capable of having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
• Teen pregnancy is one of the most difficult experiences any young woman can go through.
• The stress of pregnancy, revelation of pregnancy to parents and worry can be nerve-racking.
• Pregnancy especially during teen hood will never be easy.
• Health risks to the baby and children out of teen pregnancy are more likely to experience health, social, and emotional problems.
• An increased risk for complications like premature labor in teen pregnancy and socioeconomic consequences are present.
• In teenage pregnancy, both the baby and the mother are at risk in major areas of life such as school failure, poverty, and physical or mental illness.
• Pregnant teenagers may not seek proper medical care which is a bigger risk of medical complications.
• In their pregnancy, they need understanding, medical care, and education.
• The complications particularly arise in nutrition and complications of pregnancy.
• Pregnancy to teenagers brings all sorts of emotions.
• Some do not want their babies while some feel guilty and anxious while others feel that they need to baby to love.
• Depression is common during pregnancy in teenagers.
• A pregnant teenager may even require the help of a mental health professional.
• Teen pregnancy can be risky to unborn babies.
• The reason for lack of prenatal care is usually delayed pregnancy testing, denial or even fear of telling others about the pregnancy.
• Most states have a health department or university clinic where prenatal care is free or low cost.
• They have the patient confidentiality as very important.

The Unplanned Pregnancy Book for Teens and College Students Teen Dads: Rights, Responsibilities & Joys Discipline from Birth to Three

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>