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Young Mothers

An Open Letter to Amy Glass

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Natalie Thomas

Finding the right person to share your life with, weathering everything that comes at you, remaining committed, having and raising a healthy child, choosing to stay positive and continuing to work at it all, those are hard things. Harder than you'll ever know.

Motherhood Did Not Change Me, It Made Me

Carin Kilby Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carin Kilby Clark

Being a mother is not another role I embody; it is THE role of my life. Everything I am, and everything I have, is because I am a mom. Motherhood did not change me, it made me.

WATCH: Mom Didn't Expect This 'Reality Check' By 21

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

Marriage, pregnancy, then divorce -- it's a cycle many women know well. But usually those women are in their 30s, 40s or 50s by the time they've exper...

LOOK: Percentage Of Single Mothers Is Much Higher In This Demographic

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.02.2013 | Women

The rate of single motherhood, which has been steadily increasing since the 1940s, has skyrocketed in recent years, according to a report by the U.S. ...

What The Sequester Could Mean To A Six-Week-Old Baby

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

For some people, the looming possibility of sequester cuts may not be much of a concern. But for young mothers and their infants, it's something that ...

Income Inequality, Economic Despair, and Teen Childbearing

Phillip B. Levine | Posted 08.07.2012 | College
Phillip B. Levine

Despite a decline of almost 50 percent over the past two decades, rates of teen childbearing in the United States are twice as high as in Canada and Australia, three times higher than in Germany, and eight times higher than in Switzerland.

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 ...

Study Says Many Teen Moms Didn't Think It Could Happen

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 01.20.2012 | Home

ATLANTA -- A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant. In a survey of thousands of t...

10-Year-Old Mom's Home INVESTIGATED

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Spanish social workers have inspected the home of a 10-year-old Romanian girl who gave birth last week to determine whether her baby is...

Mother Of 10-Year-Old Who Gave Birth Is DELIGHTED

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — A Romanian Gypsy woman whose 10-year-old daughter just gave birth in Spain says she's delighted to have a new granddaughter and doesn't...

Girl, 10, Gives Birth In Spain

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — A 10-year-old girl has given birth in southern Spain and authorities are evaluating whether to let her and her family retain custody of...