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Teen Pregnancy

  • Preventing Teen Pregnancy

    Teen births in the US have declined, but still more than 273,000 infants were born to teens ages 15 to 19 in 2013.

    4/07/2015 12:00:00 PM
  • Preventing Pregnancies in Younger Teens

    CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.

    4/08/2014 12:00:00 PM
  • Preventing Repeat Teen Births

    Although teen birth rates have been falling for the last two decades, more than 365,000 teens, ages 15-19, gave birth in 2010. Teen pregnancy and childbearing can carry high health, emotional, social, and financial costs for both teen mothers and their children.

    4/02/2013 12:00:00 PM
  • Preventing Teen Pregnancy in the US (PDF)

    More than 400,000 teen girls, aged 15-19 years, give birth each year in the US. The media often glamorize teens having sexual intercourse and teen parenting, but the reality is starkly different. Having a child during the teen years carries high costs-emotional, physical, and financial-to the mother, father, child, and community.

    4/04/2011 12:00:00 PM

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