Teen pregnancy prevention: current perspectives

  title={Teen pregnancy prevention: current perspectives},
  author={C. Lavin and J. Cox},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  • C. Lavin, J. Cox
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
  • Purpose of review Teen pregnancy has been subject of public concern for many years. In the United States, despite nearly 2 decades of declining teen pregnancy and birth rates, the problem persists, with significant disparities present across racial groups and in state-specific rates. This review examines recent trends, pregnancy prevention initiatives and family planning policies that address the special needs of vulnerable youth. Recent findings Unintended teen pregnancies impose potentially… CONTINUE READING
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