Teenage Pregnancy.docx - Teenage Pregnancy(Academic By teen pregnancy experts usually understand it to be pregnancy among young women between the ages

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Teenage Pregnancy (Academic) By teen pregnancy, experts usually understand it to be pregnancy among young women between the ages of 15 and 17 years. In 2013, on average, 13 teens out of 1,000 peers were pregnant. According to recent studies, teen pregnancies have declined in the United States, but the teenage representatives of some social and/or ethnic groups seem to be in the risk zone; for example, African-American and Hispanic teens in the U.S. are two to three times more likely to become pregnant than Caucasian teens. Moreover, it is reported that nearly one in five teen births is a repeat birth, which means that pregnancy for these teens is not a first time occurrence. Problems other than the age of the mother, such as poverty and social support also affect the outcome. It is important that teenage mothers can
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