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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. teen...
The birth rate for U.S. teens fell to the lowest level ever recorded in 70 years of tracking teenage childbearing.

Forever 21 Launches Maternity Line in States With High Teen Pregnancy Rates

Is Forever 21 marketing its new maternity line to teens? Credit: Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
Marketing savvy or just a remarkable coincidence? That's what some are wondering about ubiquitous mall clothier Forever 21, which recently launched...

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 repor...

Teen Mother Told To Keep Quiet About Other Boys

The girlfriend of underage dad Alfie Patten, Chantelle Stedman, was instructed by her own mother to tell the British press that the 13-year-old schoolboy was the father of her new baby, despite the fact that this might not be true, according to The D...

High school girls make pregnancy pact

Earlier this year, when an unusually high number of girls began showing up in the Gloucester High School clinic asking for pregnancy tests, school officials began to wonder what was going on. Was it a fluke? Was it the influence of movies like Juno a...

New reality show features teens babysitting infants

Reality television has truly crossed a line of decency. First there was the CBS show "Kid Nation", that despite not yet being released, has created all sorts of drama regarding child labor laws and child safety while 40 children were left to their ow...

Teens more likely to use condoms for casual sex

I am always somewhat relieved to hear the words "teenagers" and "confirmed condom use" in almost any context. I now house a teen under my roof and while I love babies, I don't want anymore to dwell under my roof any time soon. So I found this article...

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