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Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Pediatricians Urge Teens To Use IUDs To Prevent Pregnancy

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 10.01.2014 | Women

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy ...

The Message Beyoncé Isn't Sending To Young Girls

Rebekah Bolser | Posted 07.08.2014 | Teen
Rebekah Bolser

You don't really need to know much about me, except that I am a teenage girl, my mother was a teenage mom and I listen to Beyoncé (a lot). I wanted to take a little bit to speak with you about teen pregnancy.

May Is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month -- Let's Aim Low!

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

A U.S. teen is 30 percent more likely to give birth than her counterpart in Russia, which is number two on the list. This is not a top position we can be proud of. But with continued efforts, there is every reason to believe that we will work our way to the bottom of the list.

Let's Not Play the Blame Game

Laura Jiménez | Posted 10.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Laura Jiménez

With pregnant and parenting youth getting so many negative messages about themselves from pop culture, the government and the community, we as individuals need to change the conversation.

Teen Pregnancy: A Complex Dialogue

Inwood House | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Inwood House

We have all seen the posters decrying teen pregnancy on the streets and in the subway stations here in New York. The question of how best to reach young people with a prevention message, though, has not been answered clearly.

An Ounce of Prevention for Teen Pregnancy

Judith Sandalow | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC
Judith Sandalow

All parents -- even teen parents -- want to give their children a better life with more opportunity than they had. As a community we should want this for our children as well.