Preconception, Pregnancy, Parenting

1 in 8 teen girls has faced 'reproductive coercion'  K. McKiski, HealthDay News, August 23, 2019

Abortion incidence and service availability in the United States, 2014  R.K. Jones & J. Jerman, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, March 2017

Adolescent mothers: A challenge for First Nations  R. Montgomery-Andersen, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 2004

Adolescent pregnancy: A culturally complex issue  T. Braine, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, June 2009

Adolescent pregnancy and childbirth—United States, 1991-2008  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 14, 2011

Adolescent pregnancy desire and pregnancy incidence  H.L. Sipsma et al., Women's Health Issues, March 2011

Age at menarche and first pregnancy among psychosocially at-risk adolescents  J. Dunbar et al., American Journal of Public Health, October 2008

Antecedents of teenage pregnancy from a 14-year follow-up study using data linkage  J. Gaudie et al., BMC Public Health, February 2010

Associations between sexuality education in schools and adolescent birthrates: A state-level longitudinal model  P.A. Cavazos-Rehg et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2012

At-risk, pregnant youth and appropriate use of health care  C. Woods, American Family Physician, March 2010

Big decline in births to girls under 15, CDC says  E.J. Mundell, HealthDay News, April 25, 2018

Brief report: Pregnant by age 15 years and substance use initiation among US adolescent girls  P.A. Cavazos Rehg et al., Journal of Adolescence, October 2012

CDC: Birth rate for 10- to 14-year-olds at record low in 2016  HealthDay News, April 25, 2018

The challenge of pregnancy among homeless youth: Reclaiming a lost opportunity  M. Smid et al., Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, May 2010

Changing behavioral risk for pregnancy among high school students in the United States, 1991-2007  J.S. Santelli et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, July 2009

Characteristics of women age 15-24 at risk for excess weight gain during pregnancy  T. Chang et al., PLoS One, March 2017

Contraceptive method at first sexual intercourse and subsequent pregnancy risk: Findings from a secondary analysis of 16-year-old girls from the RIPPLE and SHARE studies  A. Parkes et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2009

Does watching sex on television predict teen pregnancy? Findings from a national longitudinal survey of youth  A. Chandra et al., Pediatrics, November 2008

Double jeopardy: Depressive symptoms and rapid subsequent pregnancy in adolescent mothers  B. Barnet et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2008

Depo now: Preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents and young adults  V.I. Rickert et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2007

Early and adverse experiences with sex and alcohol are associated with adolescent drinking before and during pregnancy  N.M. De Genna et al., Addictive Behaviors, December 2007

Effect of a pro-breastfeeding intervention on the maintenance of breastfeeding for 2 years or more: Randomized clinical trial with adolescent mothers and grandmothers  C.F. da Silva et al., BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, May 2016

Environmental injustice: Childhood lead poisoning, teen pregnancy, and tobacco  S.D. Lane et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2008

Estimated pregnancy rates and rates of pregnancy outcomes for the United States, 1990-2008  National Vital Statistics Reports, June 2012

Explaining recent declines in adolescent pregnancy in the United States: The contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use  J.S. Santelli et al., American Journal of Public Health, January 2007

A genetically informed study of the associations between maternal age at childbearing and adverse perinatal outcomes  A.C. Sujan et al., Behavior Genetics, May 2016

"Having a baby changes everything": Reflective functioning in pregnant adolescents  L.S. Sadler et al., Journal of Pediatric Nursing, June 2016

Heterosexual female adolescents' decision-making about sexual intercourse and pregnancy in rural Ontario, Canada  P. Ezer et al., Rural and Remote Health, March 2016

In Massachusetts, minors need permission for abortion, but that could change  M. Bebinger, Kaiser Health News, January 7, 2020

Is there a trend of increased unwanted childbearing among young women in the United States?  D.M. Kissin et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2008

The long-term effects of intimate partner violence on adolescent mothers' depressive symptoms  T. Lindhorst & M. Oxford, Social Science & Medicine, March 2008

Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant  L. Rapaport, Reuters, July 11, 2019

Moderate to severe depressive symptoms among adolescent mothers followed four years postpartum  R.M. Schmidt et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2006

Never-pregnant African American adolescent girls' perceptions of adolescent pregnancy  G.D. Childs et al., Journal of Pediatric Nursing, April 2015

New study identifies strategies to close gaps in teen pregnancy rates  Mathematica, August 1, 2019

Nutrient intakes and nutritional biomarkers in pregnant adolescents: A systematic review of studies in developed countries  K. Marvin-Dowle et al., BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, September 2016

Preconception health trajectories and birth weight in a national prospective cohort  K.L. Strutz et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2012

Predictors of birth weight and gestational age among adolescents  E.W. Harville et al., American Journal of Epidemiology, October 2012

Pregnancy, contraception and emergency contraception: The language of urban adolescent young women  C.J. Mollen et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, August 2012

Pregnant teens with diabetes at 'exceptional risk' for complications  J.R. Kohn et al., Endocrine Today, June 3, 2019

Premarital first births: The influence of the timing of sexual onset versus post-onset risks in the United States  L.L. Wu & S.P. Martin, Population Studies, November 2015

Prenatal care initiation among pregnant teens in the United States: An analysis over 25 years  W.J. Hueston et al.,, Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2008

Prepregnancy contraceptive use among teens with unintended pregnancies resulting in live births—Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2008  JAMA, March 2012

The prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among adolescent mothers: Results from a 17-year longitudinal study  A.R. Gavin et al., Women & Health, August 2011

A qualitative study of factors that influence contraceptive choice among adolescent school-based health center patients  A.J. Hoopes et al., Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, June 2016

Reflections of Native American teen mothers  J. Palacios & H.P. Kennedy, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, July 2010

A score for assessing the risk of first-time adolescent pregnancy  M.I. Santos & F. Rosário, Family Practice, October 2011

States should help struggling teen moms, poll finds  HealthDay News, April 17, 2018

Teen births and adolescent sexual health in Alaska  State of Alaska fact sheet, June 2014

Teen pregnancies hit new low, but disparities remain  S.S. Kulkarni, Shots: Health News from NPR, February 8, 2012

Teen pregnancy and the achievement gap among urban minority youth  C.E. Basch, Journal of School Health, October 2011

Teenage mothers of black and minority ethnic origin want access to a range of mental and physical health support: A participatory research approach  M. Muzik et al., Health Expectations, April 2016

Teenage Pregnancy  free collection of articles about teenage pregnancy published in The New York Times

Teenage pregnancy: The impact of maternal adolescent childbearing and older sister's teenage pregnancy on a younger sister  E. Wall-Wieler et al., BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, May 2016

Trends in sexual experience, contraceptive use, and teenage childbearing: 1992-2002  J. Manlove et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2009

Understanding adolescent parenthood from a multisystemic perspective  P.A. Cavazos-Rehg et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2010

Vital signs: Teen pregnancy—United States, 1991-2009  CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, April 8, 2011

Vulnerability within families headed by teen and young adult mothers investigated by child welfare services in Canada  W. Hovdestad et al., Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, November 2015