How To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy Essay

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Imagine you’re 15 and you walk into health class and everyone looks at you because you’re really stressed out about how you’re going to care for your child the way you need to. Less than 2% percent of pregnant teens will complete a college degree by the age of 30 and roughly 77% of teenage pregnancies are unplanned. Teenage mothers normally don’t realize that when they get pregnant, they need to look after the child, take care of it, love it, and most importantly shelter it. Meaning it’s time for them to grow up and live up to their responsibilities as a mother not just mess around and not graduate. A teenage mother will need a high school degree to get a job to care for her child. Most teens that end up pregnant will end up dropping out of school making it hard for them to get a job to take care of their children. Teens should not have sex knowing they have a high chance of pregnancy and they know that they're not in the right state to…show more content…
“Many babies that are being born today grow up not having a father.” The babies that grow up with no father is most likely because the father don't want to take on the responsibility of taking care of the baby that he created, so he wants to run away from those responsibilities to make it harder on the mother to take care of the baby because she won't have the help from the father like she should have. “If a teen decides to have a baby, he or she has the responsibility to look after it, take care of it, love it, and give it shelter.” The teen parenthood is not a joke because you need to realize that there is now a human that you need to try to take care of and not to fool around, going out to parties and things like that because you now have a child. Your child should always be your main priority. You as the mother now have to do the father’s role because he stepped out of the child’s
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