One girl in particular dropped out to have her baby and was pregnant with her second child, and she herself was only seventeen years old....[tags: social issues, teen mom] - The Problem of Teen Pregnancy Red and blue lights are flashing and the noise of the ambulance impels everyone to a point where they have to look outside and observe the situation, as if a mystical force was compelling them.
However, now more than ever, another event has been added to many teenagers’ lists: becoming a parent.
Teen pregnancy is not a new issue; in fact, it has been a rising concern in the United States for decades. almost one million teenagers become pregnant--at enormous costs to themselves, their children, and society”.
We stopped counting once we hit twenty out of four-hundred girls (MCHS).
If we kept counting instead of twenty percent it would be greater for Marine City High School, which is one of many high schools in the area.
In 2009 approximately 410,00 teens aged 15-19 gave birth in the United States and the teen birth rate remains higher than other developing countries (“Pazol”).