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Is There a Link Between Teen Pregnancy and Mental Health Issues?

While the birth rate among American teenagers has been declining since the 1990s, over 750,000 teenaged girls still get pregnant each year.

While most parents anticipate their daughters’ finishing high school without becoming pregnant, this is a reality that many must face.

Pregnancy in high school might be linked to mental health difficulties. A past mental health illness might increase the likelihood of a young girl becoming pregnant. In certain cases, pregnancy itself may harm a teen’s mental health.

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Continue reading to learn more about the possible links between adolescent pregnancy and emotional well-being difficulties and how you can help your teen girl’s pregnancy not negatively impact her mental health.

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