Community responses to teenage pregnancy and parenting
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Community responses to teenage pregnancy and parenting an ethnography of a social problem by Laurie Ann McDade

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Published .
Written in English


  • Teenage pregnancy -- Social aspects,
  • Teenage parents

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Statementby Laurie Ann McDade
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 487 p. :
Number of Pages487
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Open LibraryOL14635957M

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  a learner is shaped by broader social and school-based responses to teenage pregnancy, parenting and female sexuality in general. Drawing on qualitative research with a group of teachers and principals at 11 schools (over 80 interviewees) and 26 learners who are parents at school, in Cape Town and Durban,?. 8 Irish Travellers and Teenage Pregnancy: A Feminist, Cultural, Relativist Analysis ABSTRACT Views of teenage parenting can be culturally situated, as explored in this chapter in the context of an indigenous minority population in the Republic of Ireland – Irish Travellers (‘Travellers’). And the effects of teenage pregnancy on parent, baby, and community can be devastating. According to The Urban Child Institute, adolescent parenting is one of the major risk factors associated with early childhood development. In addition to its other effects, teen parenting is likely to hinder a child’s social and emotional We’ve put together a list of organisations that offer teenage pregnancy support. If you find yourself struggling you can contact a supportive ://

  This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy and a list of useful is given to expectant mothers resident in Northern Ireland through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).   Teenage pregnancy has been viewed with increasing concern in recent years. In the United Kingdom, the issue became a public health priority through the incorporation of targets for reducing teenage pregnancy in the “Health of the Nation” strategy.1 The continuing political importance of teenage pregnancy is marked by the current government's decision to commission a report by its 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 ://   Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Statistics and Programs Congressional Research Service Summary In , U.S. teen births accounted for % of all births and % of all nonmarital births. The birth rate for U.S. teenagers (ages 15 through 19) increased in and after a steady decline since

INTRODUCTION. The National Demographic and Health Survey (1), carried out in , demonstrated that the percentage of first pregnancy in adolescents, at the time of the survey was % (greater in urban areas compared to rural areas).This proportion increases with age, going from % at 15 to % at As for the correlation between pregnancy and the level of schooling during ?pid=S&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en.   Singh S, Darroch JE. Adolescent pregnancy and childbearing: levels and trends in developed countries. Fam Plann Perspect. ;32(1) National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Counting It Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing Accessed Perper K, Peterson K, Manlove J. Diploma Attainment Among Teen    best parenting books for the parent focused on positive parenting, facilitating connection, positive parent-child relationships, understanding the developing child’s brain, gentle parenting, science backed parenting books & help with positive discipline. These top parenting books written by parenting specialists who are the leaders in positive parenting and science based ://   Adolescent Pregnancy in Early America While many Americans have become increasingly concerned with the problem of teenage pregnancy over the past three decades, the truth is that teen­ age pregnancy has been a soci­ etal concern for more than three centuries (Luker, ). In pre­ vious centuries, adolescent pregnancy and the problems