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New York Plans School for Expectant Teen Parents

Teen moms may get a new school of their own in New York. Credit: Getty
"Give me a P! Give me an R! Give me an E-G-N-A-N-T!"
OK, so don't expect much from their basketball team, but a new Brooklyn, N.Y., school is in the works for...
Track record for schools for pregnant students in New York not promising.

Teen Moms Still Want College Degrees, Study Finds

Pregnant at 16? Poof! There goes your future. You obviously care more about changing diapers than earning a college degree. Obviously? Not so fast. Researchers at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island say that's not so. They...Teen moms want to go to college. The question is, how?

90 Teens Pregnant in One Memphis School

Why are so many Memphis teens getting pregnant? Credit: Getty Images Just when you were getting over learning about pregnancy pacts, here is another shocking statistic, this one from Frayser High School in Memphis: 90 girls are pregnant...Those 90 girls make up 20 percent of the female population of Frayser High School.

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Hits Record Low, CDC Reports

Not only is the overall U.S. birth rate down, but women are having their children later in life, as well. Credit: Getty
Looks like all those free condom giveaways might be doing the trick, after all. The birth rate for U.S....
The birth rate for U.S. teens fell to the lowest level ever recorded in 70 years of tracking teenage childbearing.

Tween Moms Apparently Not All That Uncommon

Please don't let this spark a new MTV reality series. Credit: Getty Images
A 10-year-old gave birth last week in a Spanish hospital, but her mother insists it's not a big deal. They are from Romania after all, she tells Time magazine. She may...
Imagine missing your child's first day of kindergarten because it's your first day of high school.

Opinion: Making Condoms Available for Grade Schoolers a Community Decision

Last week, I appeared on the Fox News Channel to discuss the availability of condoms at Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Provincetown, Mass. Here's the clip: Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com This story has generated a lot...

Dads Make a Difference Advocates Responsible Parenting for Young Teens

Jasmine Lofton, a student at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in Plymouth, Minn., attends a peer-educator training workshop for Dads Make a Difference. Photo courtesy DMAD
It took four women to create a group focusing on dads. Dads Make a...

Child of Unwed Mother in '92 Grad Photo to Get Her Diploma

Zoey Gilbert, 18, is about to graduate Ventura High School where her mother Cyndi Gilbert commenced 18 years ago. Credit: Karen Quincy Loberg, vcstar.com
Eighteen years ago, 17-year-old Cyndi Gilbert walked with her classmates to receive her...

More Teens Using Rhythm Method for Birth Control

The rhythm method? Not so effective. Credit: Klaus Mellenthin, Getty Images
ATLANTA (AP) - A growing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby,...

Oh, Baby: Teen Mom Blogs Pregnancy on YouTube

Jessica Shafer was 17 when she found out she was expecting a baby, and, rather than hide her pregnancy, she decided to share it with the world via a video blog on YouTube. Shafer, of Modesto, Calif., has posted 60 videos over the course of...

Mom at 14? Novelist Says It's the Right Age to Have a Baby

Hilary Mantel holds a copy of her novel 'Wolf Hall' after being awarded the 2009 Man Booker prize in London on October 6, 2009. Credit: Ben Stansall, AFP/Getty Images
Your 14-year-old is ready to have a baby. So says award-winning British...

Teen Sex Crimes: What's Love Got to Do With It?

It's a case of "I love ... eeeew!" When a boy just a few months shy of being a legal adult is having sex with a 12-year-old girl, the two of them may think it's true love. The rest of society thinks it's creepy. That's why it's against the law....

Teen Pregnancies at Record Low In California

Teen pregnancies in California have hit an all-time low, something state officials attribute to girls receiving sex education and having access to family planning programs and reproductive health services. Officials at the California Department...

Abstinence Education to Blame for Rise in Teen Pregnancy Rates, Report Finds

Teen pregnancies are on the rise again. Credit: jupiterimages
After a long period of decline, teen pregnancy rates are on the rise again and experts say that abstinence-only programs, the media and absent parents are to blame. A Jan. 26...

Jamie Lynn Spears

Jamie Lynn Spears in New York on November 24, 2009. Credit: Bruce Glikas, FilmMagic
Famous for: Acting Birthdate: April 4, 1991 The younger sister of megastar (and glutton for controversy) Britney Spears, Jamie Lynn first entered the...

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