Articles in the December issue discuss various health issues affecting school-aged children, including acne, eczema and growth disorders. Volume 45, No. The aim of this article is to review current evidence on the epidemiology and clinical care of teenage pregnancy and parenting, and provide recommendations around management of these young people in Australia.
Teenage pregnancy is a girl between the ages of 13 and 19 becoming pregnant. The rate was about 16 babies per 1, women aged 15—19 years between and  but this had fallen to About half of all teenage pregnancies are terminated in Australia.
Download PDF. Download Word. Other than the crippling self doubt I experienced as a young mum, the judgement from other people including strangers was soul destroying.
Being a teenager and finding out you are expecting a baby, especially if the pregnancy is unintended and not wanted, can put enormous stress on you and your family. However, there is support available to help you to make the wisest choice for you at this time. Finding out you are pregnant — or that you will become a teenager father — can bring up many different emotions. You might feel confused and scared, or happy and excited.
PIP: Trends in teenage pregnancy in Australia between and some of the factors which may account for these trends are described. In view of the continuing public controversy surrounding the provision of contraceptive services for teenagers, providers of health education and contraceptive services should carefully evaluate the impact of their programs on teenage pregnancy rates. In the decade prior tothe age-specific birth rate for those aged continued to increase while the rate for women between years of age declined.
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The year-old Melbourne -based mother gave birth to a healthy baby boy last week, ahead of the MTV Australia show's finale on Sunday. Teen Mom Australia's Ammi Jayde left welcomed her second baby with her childhood sweetheart boyfriend Jordan Hayes right last week. Despite giving birth last week, it is doubtful that Teen Mom Australia's upcoming finale on Sunday night will feature their new arrival.
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The show will explore the lives of Ammersen, Akosita and Georgina as they try to find the right balance between childcare, relationships and teenage life. The original Teen Mom series was watched by over 7. Georgina is a make-up loving single mum who juggles between working as a qualified beautician and changing nappies.