Fewer U.S. Teens are Baby Mamas Than Ever Before

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. » 2/11/13 10:15am 2/11/13 10:15am

Teen Pregnancy Costs State Nearly $155 Million In A Year

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… » 9/09/11 12:25pm 9/09/11 12:25pm

Teen Mom 2 Trailer Promises New Adventures In Questionable Parenting

You'll never guess what happens on Teen Mom 2! The new series features deadbeat dads, BFFs dropping idiotic bon mots, and so many pissed off parents...not unlike original Teen Mom. Prepare to be concerned for America's youth all over again! » 12/15/10 3:06pm 12/15/10 3:06pm

Novelist Hilary Mantel: Girls Are Ready To Be Mothers At 14

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. » 2/28/10 1:30pm 2/28/10 1:30pm

Teen Mom Finale: Unplanned Pregnancies Have Unpredictable Outcomes

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. » 1/27/10 11:00am 1/27/10 11:00am

Abstinence, The "Sexy" Way

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? » 8/09/09 3:47pm 8/09/09 3:47pm

Alfie Patten To Take DNA Test

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. » 2/15/09 11:30am 2/15/09 11:30am

13-Year-Old Father's Sister Also Had A Baby At 13

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. » 2/14/09 11:30am 2/14/09 11:30am

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