It has been reported that teenage pregnancy has been declining in the U.S. while incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases are on the rise within this age population. How can we account for these trends and what can adults do to help adolescents make healthy and safe choices around sexuality? Specifically what limitations in thinking and experience do you think need to be addressed so that adolescents protect themselves and their futures?
Teenage pregnancy in the United States and the rise of the incidence of sexually Transmitted Diseases within the teenagers are some of the issues which are in high trends. Back in the year 2006, statistics showed that 750,000 women who were less than 20 years of age became pregnant (U.S teenage pregnancies, 2010).
There are several factors which can account for these trends such as the increase in ...
Teenage pregnancy in the United States and the rise of the incidence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases are explained theoretically and practically.