It usually disappears in a day or a few weeks later; women feel unhappy and want to cry continually. They do not show concern for their babies or have a notion of the needs that they must feed, drink, and sleep. Bringing a baby into the world proves you emotions. About 10 percent of new mothers develop postpartum depression, but many experts believe that this number is even greater. According to the American Psychiatric Association, postpartum depression may begin in the weeks following the birth of the baby or even earlier (Josefsson
Parents should let their child be for themselves. Another way how having bad relationship of a teenager with his or her parents can influence depression is when the parents expect too much from their teenage child but he or she fails to satisfy his or her parents’ expectations. Teenagers with Parents who have higher expectations of their teenage child, and who feel a desire to maintain complete control, are doomed to failure. Parents always want what’s best for their child. They want their child to do what’s best as much as possible to the point that the child feel so much pressure just to reach his or her parents’ expectations.
Some schools offer daycare programs, which help the teen mom finish school. College isn’t an option for most teen moms either until later in life. Less than 2 percent of teen moms graduate from college by the time they are 30 years old. Many teen moms work minimum wage to make ends meet. Being a teenage mother comes with a lot of work and responsibility.
One would be hard pressed to find a parent holding their new baby in their hands and the parent says “I hope one day you become a teen parent”. The reason being children of teen parents start off with the odds against them. In addition, teenagers who have babies have a harder time doing things that their peers because there an entire other life they have to consider. Teen pregnancy is a hard thing to deal with. Whether it is the teen themselves or those who have to act in support roles to assist them with raising a child when they are just a child themselves.
Young adults will not be able to handle that nearly as well. 82.6 % of adults 25-36 abuse their kid as their child is 2-14. Some adults cannot handle a child but of course cannot give it up either. They try doing their best to impact their child’s lives but sometimes they believe their life is just a handful. Making a law on corporal punishment would just add more pressure to the adults lives.
The national teenage pregnancy rate in the United States has declined drastically over the last two decades and is at a historic low. According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), between 1990 and 2010, the rate declined by 51 percent-from 116.9 to 57.4 pregnancies per 1,000 teenage girls (p. 8). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that, "In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15-19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group. This is another record low for U.S. teens and a drop of 8% from 2014". One of the major factors thought to be contributing to the decline is improvements in contraceptive use and teenagers using contraception more effectively.
Also, there are 31% of single mothers that live under the poverty line. This quote illustrates why the dropout age should not be raised, many kids get a school education to began with. It also tells why 31% of single-moms have it hard trying to get the kids to school when they have no money. This is why not too many kids can’t get a proper education. Another study by the Childfund
CHAPTER ONE 1.1 INTRODUCTION Infertility may be defined as the inability of a married couple to achieve pregnancy over a twelve-month period despite regular frequent unprotected sexual intercourse. Also, it could be the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth (Rowe & Farley, 1988). Infertility has a long history in many cultures. Recent global evidence shows infertility as a major public health problem. Infertility, or the inability to conceive, is a problem of global proportions, affecting between 8 and 12 percent of couples worldwide (Etuk, 2009), In developing countries, one in four ever married women of reproductive age are infertile due to primary or secondary infertility (WHO/DHS, 2004).
The male average is 22.6 years. But child marriage is still widespread across the nation. States like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Andra Pradesh still have average age of marriage below the legal age of eighteen for females. Because of the early and often closely timed pregnancies before their bodies are able to handle the stress of pregnancy, adolescent mothers give birth prematurely or to low weight babies. The health of the child and mother are at risk and often they do not survive.
Teenage pregnancy can be defined as a teenage girl, between the ages of thirteen and nineteen, who has fallen pregnant. Researchers define teenage pregnancy as a social problem which has economical, educational and health implications. According to a retrospective study of women who attended a primary care clinic, women who are exposed to abuse, violence and family conflict during their childhood are more likely to fall pregnant in their teens (Howard, 2008:2). There are a lot of factors that contribute to teenage pregnancies. Teenage girls get pregnant for various reasons, for example: Contraception failure, getting drunk, not thinking, getting caught up in the heat of the moment, believing that they couldn’t get pregnant, feeling uncomfortable