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Please describe the most common cause of teen pregnancy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
You're kidding right: Teens often think it couldn't happen to them & may have a broad misunderstanding of the basics of conception, this site has frequent questions that reflect ignorance among the teens who ask if the pull out method will prevent pregnancy. Ignorance & misinformation coupled with their sense of invulnerability often lead them down this path.But it is sex that causes pregnancy, nothing else.

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