Topic: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
The US teen birth rate is down in all 50 states, and among all racial and ethnic groups, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Kaitlin Tiller, the teen mom whose photo was banned from her school's yearbook, just wanted to have a photo of her in the yearbook with what she cherished most – her son. The teen mom banned from the yearbook told her local news station, "I wouldn't be the person I am today if it wasn't for him."
Amber Portwood, the MTV 'Teen Mom' star headed to a five-year jail prison term for drug charges, apparently has some real influence with teens. A poll shows she has convinced 77 percent of teens that pregnancy and parenting are really, really hard. But what about the 23 percent who said she made it look easy?
After rising between 2005 and 2007, the US teen birthrate fell dramatically in 2009. What happened? For one, MTV began airing a tough reality show called '16 and Pregnant.'
12/21/2010 08:02 pm
The study found that abstinence-only sex education programs showed relative success in dissuading 12 year olds from having sex for two years afterward. It is the most comprehensive study to date to bolster an abstinence-only approach to reducing teen pregnancy.
02/02/2010 07:27 pm
Teens' use of contraceptives has declined, and their birthrates have gone up, according to new research.
06/18/2009 01:00 am
America's teen pregnancy rate is rising for the first time since 1991, worrying experts.
06/25/2008 01:00 am