teenage pregnancy

(redirected from Pregnancy in Adolescence)
Pregnancy by a female, age 13 to 19, which is understood to occur in a girl who hasn’t completed her core education—secondary school—has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is mentally immature

teenage pregnancy

Adolescent pregnancy, teen pregnancy Social medicine Pregnancy by a ♀, age 13 to 19; TP is usually understood to occur in a ♀ who has not completed her core education–secondary school, has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is often mentally immature. See Adolescence.

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42) Neighborhood and peer contexts in which early childbearing is prevalent may create a normative climate for more than one pregnancy in adolescence.
To alter adolescents' perception of the effort involved in caring for a baby and successfully increase their intent to avoid pregnancy in adolescence, students at a Los Angeles County high school participated in an intervention using a life-size infant simulation doll known as "BabyThink It Over" (BTIO).
Compared with women who had had no such experiences, the odds of a first pregnancy in adolescence rose from 1.