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2013-05-24 23:27:27

Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health Statistics. During that time, the teen birth rate dropped at least 15% in 48 states and declined 30% or more in seven states. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Teen birth rates declined dramatically in nearly all states from 2007 through 2011, according to new data released today by the CDC´s National Center for Health...

US Ranks Poorly For Best Places To Give Birth
2013-05-07 14:22:11

[ Watch the Video: US Ranked 30th Best Place To Be A Mother ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite being home to world-class medical facilities, the United States is ranked behind 68 other countries in a new report on the best places in the world to give birth. Based on metrics surrounding the care of newborn children and their mothers, the Save the Children's“¯State of the World's Mothers report found that the three countries of the Scandinavian...

2013-05-02 23:17:33

The United States continues to have among the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world. Now is the time to continue efforts to reduce unintended teen pregnancy by taking action during National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (NTPPM) sponsored by Advocates for Youth. Washington (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The United States continues to have among the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world. Now is the time to continue our efforts to...

2013-04-30 23:11:28

By targeting the factors that may play a significant role in the development of postpartum depression (PPD) in adolescent mothers, researchers at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island believe they have found a way to prevent it. The team — led by Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH, interim chief of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Division of Research at Women & Infants, and Caron Zlotnick, PhD, of the hospital's Center for Women's Behavioral Health — recently...

2013-04-30 14:21:15

New research from experts within the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has found teen girls at high risk for pregnancy reported being significantly less likely to participate in social bullying after participating in an 18-month preventive intervention program. This research, in combination with University of Minnesota School of Nursing research findings from March 2013, demonstrate the preventative intervention program can reduce social bullying among all girls, including those...

Teenage Pregnancy May Result In Obesity Later In Life
2013-04-20 05:56:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Contrary to a popularly held theory claiming younger mothers have an easier time regaining and maintaining their pre-birth figure, new research reports teenage pregnancy actually increases the likelihood a woman will become overweight or obese later on in life. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System and published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG), found...

One In Five Teenage Mothers Are Likely To Have Another Baby Before Adulthood
2013-04-03 14:03:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that teen girls who have already given birth are more likely to have another baby in their teen years. According to this new report, nearly one in every five children born to an American teen aged 15 to 19 also has an older sibling waiting to greet them at home. Though the national rate of teenage pregnancy has dropped over the past 20 years, the...


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