Pregnancy

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Adjusting to being a parent can be hard for anyone especially young people .

In fact in 2009, in England and Wales, the teen pregnancy rate was estimated to be the lowest since the early 1980’s (approximately 38,259 girls aged 18 or younger).

More than 60% of women in the world use birth control (contraception).

Even in Countries such as the United Kingdom, where contraception is easily accessible, more than a half of all pregnancies are unplanned.

Click on the link below for more information –

http://www.fpa.org.uk/professionals/publicationsandresources/young-people-aged-11-and-above/pregnancy

Pregnancy a Young persons Guide
(this comic style booklet covers reproduction, preparing for a pregnancy, the development of the fetus and birth. It also describes the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy and birth, giving young people a realistic view of pregnancy).

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