Teenage Pregnancy

Emotional Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

Posted on: October 10, 2008

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Teenage pregnancy is largely increasing. Mostly some teenagers get pregnant for a variety of reasons. Other teenagers become pregnant after they hooked up with their partners, because of aggressiveness and curiosity of having sex. These teenagers who get pregnant are caused by the lack of knowledge about sex. Since most teenagers are not aware about the consequences of having pregnant early, effect on this problem with them are seriously important. Having a child and preparing to be a mother is not easy. A question for young teenagers on how to cope their child might affect their behaviors. Become a mother with a young mind is not easy. Dealing with unplanned pregnancy among teenagers is confusing and scary. Depression, frustration, fear, and other emotional problem are some of the emotions that may experienced when they are facing unplanned pregnancy. One the emotional effect that might occur among teenagers who get pregnant early is depression, to decide whether to keep or not to keep the baby is a hard decision among young teenagers, since they don’t know how to handle this kind of situation. In relation with this kind of behavior, a variety of activities might occur like drinking alcohol beverages, smoking, using marijuana, lack of sleep and unhealthy eating patterns.

Also because of frustration, usually some teenage parents dropped out of school and never return. Based from the article of selfhelpmagazine.com, 80% of young teenage mothers are out of school. These only show that teenage pregnancy is really a serious problem that shouldn’t be ignored.

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