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Teen Pregnancies

Abandoning Babies the Safe Way

Diane Dimond | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In Germany they have what are called, "Babyklappens" (translated: baby hatches). In South Africa they call them, 'Baby Bins." On the street one finds a small door which opens to reveal a cozy, heated bed in which the baby can be placed.

New Study on Contraception Provides Biden "Shock and Awe" Opportunity at Debate

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

President Obama's policy provides contraception without cost. Based upon the results of this study, this policy may turn out to be the single most impactful social and economic program any Administration has instituted in decades.

Sex Ed Seeks To Fight America's Worst Teen Pregnancy Rate

AP | LAURA TILLMAN | Posted 05.29.2012 | Education

MARKS, Miss. -- With her hair in a ponytail and her smile quick and wide, it's hard to tell that high school junior Donyell Hollins has been pulling a...

Why Teen Pregnancy Has Dropped To An All-Time Low

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.10.2012 | Teen

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Teen births fell to a record low in the United States in 2010, according to a new government report.The Centers for Disease Control a...

Teen Moms Speak Out About Balancing Motherhood And College

| Jessica Salerno | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

A typical day for a college girl consists of going to class, hanging out with friends, maybe catching an episode of Jersey Shore and meeting up later ...

The Overlooked Realities of Reproductive Health

Mary Fjerstad, RN, NP, MHS | Posted 03.22.2012 | Impact
Mary Fjerstad, RN, NP, MHS

This month marks the 39th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade and an opportunity to resolve to either enhance or repeal the laws that ensure a woman's right to choose, depending on which side of the issue you support.

Even At Lowest, U.S. Teen Birth Rate Far Higher Than W. Europe

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — The rate of teen births in the U.S. is at its lowest level in almost 70 years. Yet, the sobering context is that the teen pregnancy rate i...

US Teen Birth Rate Lowest Since 1940

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping – a decline that stunned experts ...

Shock Teen Pregnancy Video In UK Sparks Controversy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An extremely explicit YouTube video meant to scare teenage girls out of ever getting pregnant has become somewhat of a web sensation after it was init...

Teen Pregnancies On The Rise For First Time In 15 Years

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a troubling reversal, the nation's teen birth rate rose for the first time in 15 years, surprising government health officials and reviving the bi...