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how does teenage pregnancy affect your life

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Obvious: It increases the desire but decreases the performance, including judgement.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Obvious: Alcohol is said to "increase the desire but decrease the performance". A "difficult life" is self imposed and is a consequence of unexamined actions. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
I think that: teenage pregnancy impacts more on a teen's mental health than their physical health. Although they can conceive and carry a pregnancy 2 term, if follo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Best advice: Is to not get pregnant. If pregnant then see an obstetrician and follow their guidelines to have a healthy baby!( I do not advise getting vaccines whi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kassoff
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Irresponsible behavi: Many teenagers cannot see the long-term consequences of their actions at the moment. Ignorance about how one gets pregnant is responsible for many of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Problems: Teenage pregnancy's account for a growing proportion of pregnancies in the north east. It is a difficult time for the girl who is now a unready mother ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Low, but not zero: But by definition a teen pregnancy is high risk, so see your OB asap.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Teen pregnancy rates: Have been declining for the past twenty years, and the U.S. Teen birth rate was the lowest ever in 2010 (last data available). But the U.S. Rate is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Depression is one risk for teenage pregnancy. The young mother, may not feel prepared, and there maybe a lack of support from family members, and frie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Better education and awareness of teenage pregnancy and its consequences. Freer access to otc birth control methods.

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