Teenage Pregnancy

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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. And as defined by Unicef (2008), it is a young aged girl usually within the ages of 13-19, becoming pregnant early . This also refers to girls who have not reached legal adulthood, which varies across the world, who become pregnant. Teenage pregnancy according to Onyechi (2001) is a condition whereby a young girl of between the ages of 11 and 16 becomes pregnant when she is not yet married. Rohey (2008) defined teenage pregnancy as pregnancy that occurs at an early age mostly, between the ages of 13 and 18. Sareer (1998) opined that teenage pregnancy is a pregnancy by a teenager between the ages of 13-19. He stated further that it is pregnancy usually understood to occur in a teenage that has not completed her core education –secondary school, has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is often mentally immature. Nwamuo and Ekwe (1998) described teenage pregnancy as a

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