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Sunday

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February 2011

Problems of Teenage Mothers in Alabama – 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…

Saturday

12

February 2011

Becoming a Young Parent in Arkansas – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, parenting, parents, pregnancy, teen, teenage, young

As young people are getting more liberal, engaging in sex relationships during high school, it is no wonder that number of teenage parents is increasing. About 80 percent of those who will become young parents, did not plan this, and are totally unprepared. Arkansas finds itself in to 5 of teen pregnancies, as more that 60 out of 1000 teen girls give birth every year. Abortion rate is low and…

Friday

11

February 2011

A Whole Lot of Teenage Problems in Arizona

by At-Risk.org Staff, on abuse, Arizona, drug, pregnancy, problems, substance, suicide, teen, teenage, teens

Teen age is the most puzzling age in our lifetime. Everything is changing so fast, that a young mind can get very confused and frightened by all the problem suddenly happened in life. First, the body will grow, skin will change and sometimes one can think he became someone else. New emotions will be found and first sympathies. Change of school and new adaptations… These are all problems that…

Sunday

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March 2010

Teen Pregnancy, Being Informed is More Than Necessary

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, at risk youth blog, Being Informed, pregnancy, pregnant teen, sexual education, teen mother, teen pregnancy, teen problems

Teen pregnancy is appearing as a rising problem once more. From 1992 to 2005 the number of pregnant teens was falling, but since 2006 onwards the number is on the rise again. The question is how to get it falling again, the answer is still the same, sexual education. Teenagers need to be aware of the consequences of teenage pregnancy and they also need to be aware how to avoid…