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Abortion Alternatives

Learn more about your options Abortion is a surgical or medical procedure that puts an end to a pregnancy. It is performed by a licensed physician or surgeon. The reasons for abortion ca... [more]

Abused Boys and Sons of Battered Mothers More Likely to Be Involved in Teen Pregnancies

Information regarding the correlation between boys abused as children and teen pregnancy.... [more]

Consequences of Teen Pregnancy

For children born of children, chances of low birth weight and prematurity are high. So are instances of parental abuse, poor health, neglect and poverty.... [more]

Statement by President Clinton on Teen Pregnancy

A statement by President Clinton on teen pregnancy, parenting, welfare, school, and prospects for young mothers.... [more]

Teen Abortion

The following states require parental permission to perform a teen abortion. Alaska (under age 17) Arizona Colorado Florida Idaho Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Mai... [more]

Teenage Birth Rates Down in a Majority of States

Statistics on teenage birth rates in the United States.... [more]

Teenage Births in the United States: 1991-1996

Statistical references to birth trends among teens from 1991 to 1996.... [more]

When Children Have Children

Teenage pregnancy is usually a crisis for the pregnant girl and her family. Common reactions include anger, guilt, and denial. If the father is young and involved, similar reactions can occur in his family.... [more]

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chasity - 1 year ago
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i would not get an abortion i woild just leep it and give it up for adoption or have my momma or aunt keep it #1
Elena - 2 years ago
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abortion sucks but the rest is agreeable #2
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