Pregnancy

Teenage mothers and schooling

Challenges are aggravated by lack of support by teachers and peers and babies are not supported in schools. Teacher and school attitudes vary widely and many teenagers feel that the teachers “gave up on them”.

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Are teenage fathers involved?

It is wrongly assumed that the adolescent father is unconcerned about the pregnant girl, her safety or the well-being of the child. If he accepted the pregnancy and wants to be involved, it is important to include him in planning alternative solutions regarding the child’s future.

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When contraception fails …

The “morning after” or “post-coital” pill are recommended for backup or emergency use and should not be used in place of ordinary contraceptives. It does NOT cause an abortion …

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