Teen Pregnancies Not All Accidents

by Jon Henshaw

WGAL reports:

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant, according to a new study.

Susan L. Davies, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham led a team that questioned 455 low-income, African-American adolescent girls in Birmingham between 1996 and 1999. They found that nearly one-quarter — 23.6 percent — expressed some desire to become pregnant in the near future.

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