Teen Pregnancy Is a Fact of Life?

Teen Pregnancy Is a Fact of Life?

There have always been teen moms, and it's likely that there always will be. While some women postpone having kids until they are in their 30s and 40s, it's also a time when women become grandparents. Everything from sex education (or lack there of) to social-economic situation to the media has been blamed for teen pregnancy and while society keeps searching for causes one thing is certain — under-aged girls will continue to give birth. Juno won an Academy Award and received three Oscar nominations. When Sarah Palin's daughter's Bristol's pregnancy caused a stir during the last election, President Obama reminded the world that his own mother was 19 when he was born. All this begs the question, are we fretting over something that will never change? Or should we continue to fight the alarming statistics because there's something unsettling about children having children? Check out the hot topics we've rounded up to get moms discussing the issue.

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