Teenage Pregnancy: Prevention's and Teenagers Options About Their Situation
What is teenage pregnancy
Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in the woman 19 years of age or younger. Yes! 19 years bellow and the word teen itself is a given clue.
Teenage pregnancy is the most talked issue and concern worldwide nowadays, well, since in old days historian says teenage pregnancy is nothing new and now the percentage of that case is getting higher and higher every year, no! Even in a day.
However,the prevention of teenage pregnancy is the priority of public health due to the increasing cases therefore we heard few months ago . There's some giving condoms at schools.
According to the studies,teenage pregnancy is dangerous because it can cause some medical risk, at the young age their life too is at stake or the child will be in danger,it's either.
Do teenagers can handle to play their role as a parent? How? They are unemployed and studies got delayed or stop due to delivery or due to some factors. They're lucky if they're born in a wealthy family but how about those average and poor? How they can survive? Survive from parents exhortation since their parents expect them to do better for their future.
None the less the parents can do nothing but to accept and support their child though they're not pleased to that kind of information(pregnancy) and at the same time a parent will always be a parent to their child.
What makes a child worry about the issue (pregnancy).
It's natural for a child to worry especially about;
•Feelings of their parents
As a parents it's natural for them to feel mixed feelings, they might feel mad, shock, anger,disappointment but they still feel concern about their child's case and future.
They're also worried about other people's feedback which is their biggest worry that they keep telling their child as a reminder like,
"My dear sweetie, don't get pregnant at a young age, finish your studies before getting married and getting pregnant, I don't want other people to criticize you and your future will be ruin at the same time if that'll happen"
Our parents once say that after hearing some news about teenage pregnancy which is they want you as a child to note that in your mind and also your parents thinks about your future if you experience teenage pregnancy,on the other hand they don't want you to experience hardships in the future so they're leading you to the right way. You're lucky if you have that kind of parents, well mostly.
•Child's feelings about their situation
A child perhaps feels some intense and mixed feelings to about pregnancy, parents reaction and to be a parent. 'Am I ready to be a mother?' , 'Am I ready to be a father?'
Mostly, the pregnancy isn't planned the reason why they're worried how to tell that to their parents knowing that parents have a high expectations to them. Generally,the child will also experienced a judgment from the judgmental society and that makes them worried too,they need to support but what if the parents doesn't move on about that yet? Will a child move to her boyfriend's house? what if his boyfriend denied about it or the parents of her boyfriend didn't allow her there? Precisely! The child only need support and comfort about the situation, she need to have a shoulder to lean on and ears to listen.
•The effect on their studies
Thinking about the outcome the child may think about her future and child's future too.
"what am I supposed to do now?"
"I'm not able to go to school"
"Things will work rough for me" - They may possibly think.
Nowadays, though a child is pregnant yet if she's brave enough to face to judgment and if she's really determined to do her best to pass the challenge and to finish her studies though facing the issue, she can go to school.The issue will subside as the time goes, they only need some courage and motivation to do things and to think positively.
Options of teenagers who're pregnant
Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus but this can harm a woman and a risk to a physical and mental problem due to unsafe abortion.
Child's first option is abortion specially when they think about their parents and other people's reaction, they decide that way like they feel that it's the only choice and answer.
Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from the person's biological or legal parents.T Thisis transforming responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents.
If a pregnant teen thinks about their child they won't get abortion for they believe that the fruit and there would do nothing or didn't do wrong, it's their choice.
They may find someone who's willing to adopt a child or to put it in an orphanage.
Raising kids is one of the toughest and most fulfilling job in the world in the reason that they can't do their job properly and for a teenager they can't continue schooling yet they're lucky if their parents take their responsibilities to their child while they are studying and it's fulfilling because seeing every first that your child does will complete you in even makes you forget that you feel tired.
How to minimize teenage pregnancy?
We can't stop this case, the only thing to do is make a move to minimize it.
One of the possible cause of teenage pregnancy is may be the curiosity especially for the new generation (millennials). in this case we may enforce about sex education especially for those countries that has a high percentage of teenagers that got pregnant.
Sex education can help teens, not only things but also to all people to gain information, skills and motivations to make a healthy decisions about sex and sexuality.
Educators must help and orion teenagers especially to those not liberated country so their curiosity will be answered.
Educators also may teach them about the methods of birth control for them to be aware and at least they will learn about contraception methods that can prevent teenage pregnancy like,
Male condom, birth control pills in other contraceptives that may available in their area.
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You're lucky if the father of your child will stand for you and to your child, it'll be easy for you to get over from the problem you face.If you're facing this kind of problem, don't give up. This is your fate,keep going and make the wrong turns to a best decision.— Wild celo