The number of live births by Thai teenage mother aged 15-18 % increased 43% between 2000 and 2011. A shocking news that a community should be concerned about and aware of the quality of children's life. However the adolescent pregnancy due to several factor such as Absent parent, lack of knowledge, positive media or otherwise. Teenage Pregnancy is a seriously impact the future of a young woman, Causing the problem of high divorce, lacking skill need to handle a
Some viewers may not know anything about teen pregnancy other than what they see on television without even experiencing it or been properly informed on the topic. Not all teen moms deserve the bad wrap we get and I say “we” because I am a teen mom myself. As of 2011, the rate was fifty-four pregnancies per one thousand girls from the ages 15 to 19. Thirty percent of teenage girls who drop out say pregnancy and parenthood are a key reason. When you see teen mothers on television they are usually portrayed as high school drop outs.
Bad for the Mother Common medical problems among adolescent mothers include poor weight gain, pregnancy-induced hypertension, anemia, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and cephalopelvic disproportion. Later in life, adolescent mothers tend to be at greater risk for obesity and hypertension than women who were not teenagers when they had their first child. Teen pregnancy is closely linked to poverty and single parenthood. A 1990 study showed that almost one-half of all teenage mothers and over three-quarters of unmarried teen mothers began receiving welfare within five years of the birth of their first child. The growth in single-parent families remains the single most important reason for increased poverty among children over the last
1 in 4 teens contract a sexually transmitted disease every year. When one catches a disease they usually don’t realize it, because they don’t get tested. When someone catches a disease and they have sexual intercourse it goes to that person and so on. Being a teen and getting pregnant causes a lot of health risks for the baby and the young woman. The New Charity Report states, “Girls under the age of 15 are 5 times more likely to die in pregnancy than women in their 20’s, and that babies born to younger mothers are also at a greater risk.” It also states, “ Worldwide, complications in pregnancy are the “number one killer” of girls and young women aged 15-19, the report says, adding to that 50,000 teenage girls and young women die during pregnancy and childbirth every year, in many cases because their bodies are not ready to bear children” (NP, World Health Organization).
Among young adult women age 20 to 24, 43 percent are already mothers and 4 percent are pregnant with their first child. Early pregnancy and motherhood varies by education, wealth quintile, and region. It is more common among young adult women age 15 to 24 with less education than among those with higher education. Teenage pregnancy may lead to Abortion because they are not prepared in facing the consequences that will come along the way. Most likely the father of the unborn is not ready to face the such consequences.
Teen Pregnancy A human body can bear only up to 45 del of pain. However, at time of giving birth, a mother feels up to 57 del of pain. That is comparable to 20 bones being fractured at the same time. Three out of 10 teens will experience this pain. Early pregnancy may hold a variety of different problems.
It can be devastating but once it happens, there in no going back. The most you can do is come to terms with the life changing event that will happen. Teen pregnancy is one of the main reasons why teens drop out of school. Some teens don’t get to graduate high school at all, others are lucky and get support from both family and friends. Some schools offer daycare programs, which help the teen mom finish school.
The negative impact on this economy, that teenage pregnancy has on young teenage mothers impacting the nation’s economy. Most Teen mothers earn neither a college degree nor a high school diploma. Some teenage mothers end up depend on public assistance on such as welfare, Wic, are Food stamps, ect. In the article of “Kids having kids Economic Costs & Social Consequences of Teen Pregnancy” by Saul D. Hoffman & Rebecca A. Maynard, really explains the facts of teenage pregnancy have been decreasing for over two decades now. Yet we have constantly highest teen birth rates in the world.
Births to teen mothers are more likely to be unexpected and most likely to end up with abortion. Approximately 2.5 million of these abortions are unsafe that takes place every year, and the childbirth among teenagers is more dangerous than for an adult (WHO 2016). The rate of maternal death among teen girls that younger than sixteen is four times higher compared to the women in the twenties (WHO 2016). There is some health problem that associated with teenage pregnancy, such as STD, HIV, mental disorders and many more. So, comprehensive sex education in the classroom setting is an essential part of prevention of STD’s, mitigates unwanted pregnancies as well as creating awareness in making wise decisions.
During the ages of teenagers and adolescence stage, their curiosity toward sex is normal (Hashim, 2010). Adolescence can also be refer as a stage of development transition from childhood to adulthood in which it is the period of reproductive maturation, social and emotional maturation (Cheryl L. Sisk, 2005). Thus, this promote teen pregnancy especially when there is a special relationship or partner of opposite sex which in turn causes baby dumping among youth. This is because when pregnancy occur, they do not know the best way to solve the