They think that by engaging in sexual relation with their boyfriends, they’re got that part of their emotional life under lock and key. Maybe it’s the desire to keep up with things fashionable and cool. Then they are not aware that seen from a larger perspective, they realize, somewhat late, that they’re giving up their entire lives to care for a baby. Teenagers who get pregnant have a lower chance of completing their secondary education. They are also most likely to go on welfare.
They are also at greater risk of abuse and neglect. Report show that sons of teenagers have a 13% higher chance of ending up in prison, while daughters of teenagers have a 22% likelihood of becoming pregnant themselves when they reach their teen. Teenagers who suddenly learn they are pregnant are gripped with fear and are confused. Some of them take responsibility for their actions, but there are guys out there who would rather walk out. Therefore, parent should be concerned about their child.