Statistics: Is Teen Pregnancy on the Rise?

Published 5/15/15 on Adoption.com

teen-pregnancy1Whether it is education, easier access to birth control, or the level of acceptance and communication in our society, we have seen a steady decline in teen pregnancy.

Thirty-six years ago, I was born to a teen mother.  My grandparents were extremely supportive of her—disappointed, of course, but they made it clear they would support her in raising me or if she chose adoption. They also made it clear that abortion was not an option, to which my mom was very relieved.

Click through to see more about the statistics of teen pregnancy and more on my personal story at adoption.com.

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