Regular prenatal visits, pursuing a healthy lifestyle (see our article Healthy Teen Pregnancy), and taking childbirth and parenting classes can help to reduce these risks and prepare a young mother (and/or father) for a great pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period. *This has been claimed by some studies, while also showing disproven in others.
Teen pregnancy comes with unique challenges. WebMD looks at the statistics, the health risks teen pregnancy poses, and ways teens can ensure a healthy pregnancy.Author: Rebecca Buffum Taylor.
There were nearly 250,000 babies born in 2014 to teen moms, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. About 77 percent of these pregnancies were unplanned. A teenage pregnancy Author: Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN.
Apr 04, 2019 · The health risks of teenage pregnancy will be significantly higher than what an adult woman will go through during her pregnancy. A pregnant teen and her unborn baby will face more health risks and will be at a higher risk of developing more complications later.Author: Debolina Raja.