Are teen pregnancy rates up or down?

Answer The most recent results show that they are down(due to more use of long term birth control like depo-provera (the shot) and IUDs) but that condom use is now going downThe 2005 national YRBS shows a... Read More »

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What is the teen pregnancy's rates?

Why do people call teen pregnancy a mistake today if teen pregnancy was common in the old days?

Answer Teen pregnancy in the "Old Days" wasn't taboo because most girls were married before they were 17 so it was common to start their family because large families were also common to help out o... Read More »

What can be done to prevent teen pregnancy or support teen moms?

Proper sex education is so far the only thing that is proven to prevent teen pregnancy. Not having sex is another but teaching abstinence made no difference in the statistics. Encourage the use o... Read More »

What are the miscarriage rates by week of pregnancy?

Most wait until after the first trimester. There is a 20% risk of a miscarriage in the first 12 weeks which drops to only 3% in the second trimester. Because a pregnancy is 40 weeks it helps the ti... Read More »