Teen Pregnancy

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Issues of Teen Pregnancy in the United StatesDo you think the teen pregnancy rate in the United States will ever go down? Do you know the many risk factors that come into play with teen pregnancy? Do you think girls should be required to be on birth control until a certain age? The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the western world with approximately one million teenage girls becoming pregnant each year. There are many different factors that come into play with girls getting pregnant as a teen. It definitely is a challenge, and this essay is not stating that every teen that gets pregnant can’t be a good mother, this essay just shows research done over the rates on how a child can be negatively affected by being born to a teen if they don’t have things together for their child.There are many programs that have been created to help prevent teen pregnancy. Pregnancy is the number one reason for why girls drop out of school. The rate is 70% of teenage girls who give birth leave school. This statement is true because many things come into play with being pregnant. I am currently eight months pregnant and it has been hard for me to stay on top of my school work because I am more tired than what I use to be. Also, with all of the doctor appointments that are scheduled throughout a pregnancy this can cause issues within someone 's schedule. I have less time to get my school work done, and I am currently attending home schooling. When my son is here I know for a
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