teen pregnancy

This teen is convinced she’s pregnant with the baby Jesus. Yes, really.

And that Eminem is the grandfather.

Karen Fratti | November 7, 2016 - 10:45 am

Bristol Palin Aghast, Claims The Government Is Doling Out IUDs To 10-Year Olds

Not sure she should be criticizing anyone responsible enough to use birth control.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm

1-In-5 Sexually Active Teens Have Used The Morning-After Pill

A survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows that teen use of the morning-after pill has risen from 1-in-12 a decade ago to 1-in-5 today. There wasn’t…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Chicago’s First Manslaughter Trial Against A Police Officer In 15 Years Starts Today

The trial of a police officer for manslaughter begins today in Chicago, the first in the last 15 years of the city’s history. Officer Dante Servin shot Rekia Boyd, an unarmed Black

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Mississippi Bans Sex-Ed Condom Demos, But This Teacher Found A Clever Way Around That

Mississippi, one of the states that prefers abstinence education to comprehensive sex-ed, still believes that the best way to get teenagers to not get pregnant is to simply tell them

Robyn Pennacchia | January 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Society Fails A Teenager Who Wants An Abortion, Now Her Mom Is Going To Jail

You know how for the last, oh, several decades, pro-choice activists have been saying, “Look, if you make safe, doctor-supervised abortions harder to get, women are just going to go…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 18, 2014 - 2:40 pm

North Carolina Teen Gave Birth After Secret Pregnancy & Buried Infant In Her Backyard

A teen girl in North Carolina kept her pregnancy a secret from everyone but her boyfriend, then buried their newborn in her backyard. Police said the infant appeared to have…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Farrah Abraham Cut From New Season Of “Teen Mom”

Farrah Abraham has been cut from a fifth series of “Teen Mom” because the other young women refused to appear with her. MTV agreed that the porn actress sets…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2014 - 10:30 am

How Sex Education Changed Denmark, South Carolina

NPR recently reported that thirty years ago, Denmark, SC, had one of the state’s highest teen pregnancy rates. Due to comprehensive sex education starting in middle school, students in Denmark, SC now have…

YourTango.com | April 22, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Real Talk: Real-Life Teen Moms Sound Off On Study Claiming “Teen Mom” Reduced Teen Pregnancies

There never seems to be a moment where young parenthood isn’t in the spotlight. But it’s gotten a recent boost this week after the The New York Times reported on

Avital Norman Nathman | January 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

Teen Viewers Of “16 & Pregnant” Have Screwed Up Perceptions Of What Teen Parenthood Is Really Like

‘Heavy viewers’ of the shows “16 And Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” — especially ones who are teens — believe that teen mothers have “an enviable quality of life, a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm
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