The number of U.S. babies born to babies (teen mothers) hit record lows in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the journal Pediatrics today. 20-somethings followed their lead, although the birth rate increased for ladies in their late 30s and early 40s.
Lawmakers in Mississippi haven't responded to pressure from groups pushing for comprehensive sex education, so health advocates put the problem into terms they could understand. In addition to the tremendous emotional and financial costs for teens who get pregnant, a new analysis found that these young parents cost…
Can you remember what life was like at 14? You might have been a bit emo, or hormonal, or worried about what high school might bring. And according to novelist Hilary Mantel, you were also ready to be a mother.
On last night's finale, one single mom realized that her GED would have to be put on hold, another accepted that her own mother is her parenting partner, and the kids who made an adoption plan got engaged.
The Candie's Foundation claims that its mission is "to educate America's youth about the devastating consequences of teenage pregnancy." So why, then, is it pushing abstinence, and "sexy" abstinence, at that, as an ideal solution?
At the urging of his father, young Alfie Patten <a href=" will take a DNA test after two boys, aged 14 and 16, emerged to state that they believe they are the father of his alleged daughter.
Oh, dear. The sad story of 13-year-old father Alfie Patten and 15-year-old mother Chantelle Steadman just keeps getting worse- it turns out Patten's sister, Jade, now 19, also had a baby at 13 years old.
- Something Cameron Diaz and that goiter on our forehead parading as a pimple have known forever: Women are more likely than men to suffer from adult acne. [Science Daily]
- A woman whose canoe capsized survived 19 hours at sea, clinging to her bag in the choppy water, until rescuers spotted her off the coast of Maui.…