Estimating the need for family planning services among unwed teenagers.

  • Leo Morris
  • Published 1974 in Family planning perspectives
The principal objective of the U.S. family planning program is to prevent unwanted and mistimed births. As unwanted fertility has declined among married couples, out-of-wedlock births have continued to increase- especially to teenagers; and the overwhelming preponderance of such births are not intended. Thus, unwed teenagers, while accounting for less than… CONTINUE READING