Combining Health, Contraceptive Education Reduces Teen Pregnancies

October 8, 2009 by admin 

When teenagers receive health education and information about contraception, the number of them having unintended pregnancies decreases, finds a large new review. Unintended pregnancy among adolescents is a common global problem. According to the review, in the United States, 9 percent of adolescents between 15 and 19 years old become pregnant each year. India has even higher rates, where 19 percent of pregnancies are among adolescents.

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