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Teen Pregnancy On Rise

Pregnancy is something that many women anticipate these days. In fact, some women may perceive that womanhood is not complete without bearing a child. However, it can be a different story if it’s the teens is the ones who get pregnant.

Looking today at different news, you’ll see that there’s a growing number of teen pregnancy today.

But of course, teens are not the only people who should be blame for the increasing number of teen pregnancy today. The following are some of the things that may also contribute to this problem.

Teens finding themselves alone

The primary aim of parents at home is to provide for their children’s needs. However, some parents may have taken this too far and lack time with their children. The problem with this is their children may have their own concerns about pregnancy and other adult topics. But since they are not around, many of them would try to get the answers from others or even just learn by experiencing it themselves. The problem is they will learn it the hard way.

Peer pressure

This is one problem that has been causing teens to do some problematic things like drug dependence and even having unprotected sex. Since this has been a problem, it’s important for parents to tell their children that there’s nothing wrong in protecting themselves and not to really go with the flow or the norm. They should also remind their children that their so called friends are not their real friends if they will just bring them to difficult problems.

Increased number of adult-themed shows and films

Many teens are inspired by different television shows. The problem with these shows is many of them are adult inspired and thus give an impression of being cool if they will do what they do. The good news is many of these high-rating shows see this problem and aim to tone down their show away from being too adult-themed.

These are some of the reasons why the number of teen pregnancy is increasing. As long as proper guidance and given, there’s still a way to lower down pregnancy and even abortion rates.