Posts Tagged as "Teen Pregnancy"

Deciding To Be a Teen Mom Was Hard, But Telling My Community Was Worse

Jul. 29, 2014 / By
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When I announced to my community that I decided to keep my baby, even though I was a teenager, I was called a “wh*re” and a “slut.” The nicer ones still said I was “careless” and “irresponsible.”

Sure, getting pregnant was an accident...

How Local Teens Are Coping Without Sex Ed

Jul. 10, 2014 / By
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The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates of all the industrialized countries and nearly half of the 19 million new STDs each year effect young people aged 15 to 24 years old...

Young and Pregnant in Long Beach: A Resource Guide

Jan. 11, 2013 / By
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Pregnancy can be an exciting, joy-filled time in a young woman’s life. It can also be scary and challenging, especially for first-time, young and low-income mothers...

Teen Mom Drop-Outs

Jul. 17, 2012 / By
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Naomi Hernandez, 29, (CENTER) was a teen mom who dropped out of school when she got pregnant at the age of 14.

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