• 3/4 of a million teens between 15 and 19 become pregnant each year.
  • Out of all teen pregnancies,57% end in births,another 14% end in Miscarriage.
  • Black teens have the highest teen pregnancy rate. For young women age 15-19, black teens are most likely to become pregnant (134 per 1,000 women). Slightly lower rates occur among Hispanics (131 per 1,000) followed by non-Hispanic whites (48 per 1,000).
  • Teens who become pregnant are less likely top go to college.
  • Pregnant teens are more likely to have serious complications during Child Birth.
  • Three-Quarters of a million teens between 15 and 19 become pregnant each year.
  • An estimated 750,000 teens will become pregnant this year.
  • A sexually active teen that doesn't use contraceptives has a 90% chance of getting pregnant in under a year..
  • It costs the united states 9 Billion dollars to support pregnant teens.
  • the U.S has the highest rate in teen pregnancy,compared to many countries.
  • Babies of teenage mothers are more likely to die in the first year of life than babies of women in their twenties and thirties.
  • Teens who are already pregnant can improve their chances of having a healthier babies by getting regular prenatal care,stops smoking,eating a nutritious diet and avoiding over the counter drugs.
  • Teens are least likely of all maternal age groups to get early and regular prenatal care. From 2000 to 2002, an average 7.1 percent of mothers under age 20 received late or no prenatal care, compared to 3.7 percent for all ages .(7)