Almost every bad situation in society is blamed on teen pregnancies. Single parenting, poverty, delinquent children, school failure, drug abuse, child abuse, and crime have all pointed to teen pregnancy and birth as contributing factors. Teen pregnancy can contribute to a given young person’s chances of being poor, but it does not cause poverty. Many of these girls were living in poverty before getting pregnant. Sociologist Kristin Luker argues that adolescent girls are placed in the middle of a conflict between political factions that debate the issue of abstinence-only sex education compared with more comprehensive approaches.
First, the effects of teenage pregnancies are dropping out of high school, not available on teen pregnancy is a bad thing. Affect us in many aspects such as changing life from ever doing anything you don't worry, change is nothing to worry about your baby. The study resulted in a teen to drop out of high school as like according to Nipon said that “Drop out of high school means a student is missing from school systems,
Teenage Pregnancy Many students suffer from the burden brought by being a parent at a very young age. Teenage Pregnancy is the bearing of child without the full awareness of responsibility. According to Bodeeb (2017), teenage pregnancy is a controversial topic that may affect the life of a student. Any teen pregnancy is a difficult challenge because of lack of skills and experience when it comes to handling pregnancy. Meaning to say, there are a lot of challenges for a teenage mom especially if these parents are only high school students.
Teenagers more likely to have premature babies based to what Dr. Khashan Ali (2010) because they are not getting their needs and support. Pregnant women aged 14-17 years at high risk of preterm birth and of having a child with low-birth-weight, especially if they are having their second child according to Kecia Gaither, MD. (2014). A full-term pregnancy last about 40 weeks. A baby that delivers before 37 week is a premature baby.
Author also concluded that teenage mothers are more likely to drop out of school and have a low educational level. They are faced with unemployment and poverty. Consequently nearly all developed countries try to reduce teenage pregnancies and teenage motherhood effectively (Kirchengast,
They are able to express their emotions with control, honesty and authenticity. The respectful parent recognises when they are not in control of their own emotions and when they need to do some work to manage them UNDERSTANDING OF SELF A respectful parent recognises that who they are, is as much, or more important, than what they say or do. Children will essentially model themselves on their parents (with influences from school and other important adults). This is the good news and the bad news. If you don’t want your child to inherit your anxiety, don’t try to hide it.
A teenager’s life should be filled with joy and freedom, and not held down with responsibilities that a teenager did not want. A teenager is not yet ready to take care of a child, hence a teenager cannot fully take care of themselves yet. A teenager is still dependent on their parents to do everything. Teenage pregnancy may bring joy to your life at the thought knowing that one is able to conceive a child, but it may also lead to destruction by the choices one make. “Various social and biological factors influence the odds of teenage pregnancy; these include exposure to adversity during childhood and adolescence, a family history of teenage pregnancy, conduct and attention problems, family instability, and low educational achievement” (Wall-Weiler).
There are three reasons why people may not want to have self-confidence within themselves and have a negative approach to their lives each day, firstly people may just derive utility from thinking well of themselves, and conversely paint themselves with a poor self-image by running themselves down and worrying the way people may judge them each day, this may link back to how they were brought up by their parents, therefore it is important for parents to be a good role model and develop general self-confidence within their child at a young age, secondly believing rightly or wrongly that one possesses certain qualities or abilities in a certain situation can may make it easier to convince others of it also, finally confidence for an individual own abilities or talents and efficacy can help the individual undertake more ambitious goals and persist in the face of adversity, therefore they will take more risks in life and will not be afraid to participate in certain events, thus the main reason why we emphasize the motivation theory is because it has a broader explanatory power, furthermore it yields an endogenous value of self-confidence that responds to the situations and incentives which the individual faces whether it be a team sport or an individual sport, in a way that can account for both “can-do” optimism
(Subrahmanyam, 2016). It becomes wasteful for the community and the government at large because those students who drop out do not gain enough to be useful to the society around them rather; they consume resources that could have been used by other students. Hence, the aim of this thesis is to develop a parents’ empowerment training manual that could be used in equipping the parents with skills that can enable them to provide psychosocial supports to their children as one of the strategies of promoting quality education and therefore increasing pupil graduation
Moreover, the article assumes that children are obedient to their parents. If teenagers are rebellious, it will be very difficult to correct their behaviors by using physical punishment. Such hypothesis weakens the argument of this study because of the assumptions. Therefore, the evidence claiming that corporal punishment helps to control children’s discipline does not seem to be strong