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Teen Pregnancy: It’s (Statistically) A Southern Thang

Country music, Chick-fil-A, and teen pregnancy: three things that can be found anywhere in America but are heavily concentrated in the South. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: School Boots Planned Parenthood From 9th Grade Birth Control Lessons

The Frenchtown school district in Montana has discontinued a twice-yearly program in which the local chapter of Planned Parenthood spoke to the freshman class about the latest methods birth control.

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Adult Film Star Ryan Keely

For all the sex positive writing that I do, I’d never actually talked with someone who worked in the adult entertainment industry for a living. Like a lot of people,…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2010 - 3:30 pm

If The “16 & Pregnant” Girls Are Glamorizing Teen Pregnancy, They’re Doing A Crap Job

Before the sexual revolution happened in the ’60s and ’70s, life got bleak for pregnant teen girls really fast. You could be cast from your home and sent away to

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Is It Inappropriate For “Forever 21″ To Sell Maternity Clothes In States With High Teen Pregnancy?

Budget-conscious mommies-to-be are surely excited about Forever 21’s new line of maternity gear, love21maternity, which is available in Arizona, Alaska, California, Texas and Utah. Finally, cute pregnancy clothes that…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2010 - 4:30 pm

“The Pregnancy Pact” Story Was Born To Be A Lifetime Made-For-TV Movie

Lifetime Original Movies are always tabloid-y (my pops calls them “women in distress films that Mom watches”), but the upcoming flick “The Pregnancy Pact” really takes the cake.

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Teen Pregnancy Is Out Of Control

Recent data from the Centers For Disease Control says that in 2007, the teen birth rate rose for the second year in a row. Births to moms ages 15 to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Teen Girls Get Money For College By Not Getting Knocked Up

Here’s a unique scholarship money idea: earning cash for your empty womb! A program at University of North Carolina at Greenboro called College Bound Sisters, started by two doctorate-holding nurses,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Who Cares If Teen Vogue’s Cover Model Is Pregnant?

Oh my God, look! Models—not celebrities—on the cover of a fashion magazine! And they’re black! November’s Teen Vogue published a fantastic cover story about models Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Should High Schools Offer Free STD and Pregnancy Tests For Students?

At Port Chester High School in New York, officials have signed off on a new service that has lots of folks up in arms. They’ll now be offering free STD…

Ami Angelowicz | July 29, 2009 - 3:50 pm

“16 & Pregnant” Finale Shows What Life Is Like After Labor

Last night on the season finale of “16 & Pregnant,” Dr. Drew interviewed all six of the teens who gave birth in the show’s first season (it has…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 24, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Teen Pregnancy Increased In The Past Few Years

“16 And Pregnant”: it’s not just an MTV reality show, it’s also America’s scary reality! A Centers for Disease Control report just came out which discovered teen pregnancy increased in…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2009 - 12:20 pm