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February 2011

Problems of Teenage Mothers in Alabama โ€“ Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on alabama, mother, mothers, pregnancy, single, teen, teenage, young

Alabama has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the US. Every year, more than 8000 babies are born by teenage girls, aged 12-19 years old. 1st county by percentage ranks Lowndes County. Statistic also says that 80% of teenage pregnancies are unintended and to unmarried teens. 70% of teen pregnancies are fathered by men older than 20. Unintended birth often leads to unplanned marriages or single parenting. These…