NRS 434 Discussion Describe various risk factors or precursors to adolescent pregnancy
Adolescent pregnancy is viewed as a high-risk situation because it poses serious health risks for the mother and the baby. Describe various risk factors or precursors to adolescent pregnancy. Research community and state resources devoted in adolescent pregnancy and describe at least two of these resources. . Has this rate increased or decreased? Discuss possible reasons for an increase or decrease.
is seen as high-risk, as it causes serious risks for both mother and baby. Some of these risk factors include children being born pre-term, have lower birth weight, and higher neonatal mortality. Mothers tend to have greater rates of post-partum depression and are less likely to initiate breastfeeding [1, 2]. May 25, 2016. According to the CDC all sectors of the population communitywide should all make an effort to address teen pregnancy prevention. From 2010Campa to 2015, nine state-and community-based organizations and five national organizations were funded by cooperative agreement, Teen Pregnancy Prevention. The state- and community-based grantees, in turn, provide training and technical assistance to youth-serving organizations and partners. National resource, National Campaign to Its mission is promoted through, Raising awareness through affiliation with the media, policy makers, and influential leaders. Promote discussion about prevention of teed and unplanned pregnancy and Develops and distributes materials including pamphlets and online information. State resource, Human services help people find stability, and can include everything from providing for basic needs like food and shelter with the goal of promoting self-sufficiency. Over the last ten years, California’s females ages 15-19 increased by 15% between 2000 and 2016 the number of births in this population decreased by 61%. Although reasons for the decline are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more teens who are sexually active using birth control than in previous years.
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Hello V, its true that adolescent pregnancy is a problem in our societies. Over the years, I have seen young mothers getting depressed especially from families where they have been rejected,. This is an issue that we must find a balance, more so for the rare cases of pregnancies that are unavoidable. At the same time, low birthweight has been a challenge for the new-borns , and this can be attributed to poor feeding programme that the mother might be having or even stress of the mother during the babies development in the womb.
According to the CDC, Native Americans have the highest rate of teen pregnancies amongst ethnicities. Blacks and Hispanic teens follow right behind Native Americans, who rank just under 30% of U.S. teens, ranking in the 25 percentile range for both groups (CDC, 2021). Considering the percentage of teen pregnancy in America requires a look at risk factors. Adolescent risk factors fall under many categories, some of which include socioeconomic standing, family history, religious considerations, and cultural traditions and concepts. Low income families, one parent households, absence of higher levels of education, reduced access to resources designed to prevent teen pregnancy, and little affiliation with church or religious organizations seem to have higher incidents of adolescent pregnancies (NIH, 2018).
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