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Jamie Lynn Spears sends gift to Sarah Palin's pregnant daughter

All politics aside, I can't imagine how hard it is to be Bristol Palin right now. Shoved squarely into the media spotlight by her mother's VP dreams, she's had to endure scrutiny by a harsh and unforgiving media. At an age where wearing the wrong sty...

Jamie Lynn finds teenage motherhood "so much fun"

OK! magazine, the publication that Jamie Lynn Spears revealed her pregnancy at sixteen years old, features the teen mom and three-week-old Maddie Briann on their cover this week. And in spite of troubling reports of teenage pregnancy pacts and the ef...

The Baby Borrowers fights teen pregnancy

Lately I have been a little concerned about what seems to me to be the mainstreaming of teen pregnancy. Maybe it's just me, but movies like Juno and television shows like The Secret Life of the American Teenager make getting pregnant in high school s...

Argentine teen has twin sets of triplets

It's deja vu all over again for a sixteen-year-old girl in central Argentina. She has given birth to a set of triplet girls -- again. Yep, this is her second set of female triplets, the first set being born when she was just fifteen. She also had a s...

Two brothers, two babies

"I'd have liked to have settled down with a nice man first but it didn't happen. I was ready to have a baby anyway." So says Elizabeth Rawling of Bristol, England. The only thing is, she's not a thirty-something professional with a good job and a hom...

Texas schools add parenting skills to the curriculum

With teen births on the rise, the great state of Texas has decided it is time to add something new to the required curriculum for high schoolers. Beginning next year, high schools students in Texas will be required to attend parenting classes. The cu...

Nickelodeon may air teen pregnancy special

In light of the Jamie Lynn Spears' pregnancy announcement, the children's network Nickelodeon (home of Spear's popular Zoey 101 show) is said to be talking with Linda Ellerbee about a special program on teenage sex and love. Ellerbee is a veteran ne...

Internet making Chinese girls pregnant?

A doctor in Shanghai feels the internet is responsible for nearly half the teenage pregnancies in the wealthy city. Dr Zhang Zhengrong, who has run a pregnancy helpline in Shanghai for the last two years, has found that 46% of more than 20,000 teena...

Middle-aged pregnancy envy

My experience with pregnancy wasn't typical or ideal. At the age of sixteen, I wasn't planning to become a mother. I was just having unprotected sex with my boyfriend and the next thing you know, I am having a baby. Yeah, I know I should have seen th...

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