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Video: Girl, 9, gives birth in Mexico

9 yr-old Gives Birth

Police in Mexico are searching for the baby's teen father.


Study finds that free birth control means fewer abortions and fewer teen births

Birth Control

Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births, a large study concluded Thursday, offering strong evidence for how a bitterly contested Obama administration policy could benefit women’s health.


Students get morning-after pill at school

Plan B

A New York City teenage pregnancy-prevention program that began in January 2011 has gotten more attention of late, with most of it about it making the Plan B pill available to girls without their parent's direct consent.


Unsolicited Advice for Bristol Palin: Call It Rape

Unsolicited Advice for Bristol Palin: Call It Rape

I'm worried about you, girl. You say you're not accusing Levi of raping you, but the way you tell the story, it sure sounds like it to me.


Bristol Palin calls her ex 'the gnat' in new book

Bristol Palin calls her ex 'the gnat' in new book

Bristol Palin writes in her new book of losing her virginity to boyfriend Levi Johnston on a camping trip after getting drunk for the first time on too many wine coolers... Palin, a 20-year-old single mother and the daughter of former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin, tells a story of "deception and disappointment" in the book, "Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far."


Parents Outraged Over Schools' Secret Abortions

Parents Outraged Over Schools' Secret Abortions

New Zealand parents are outraged after learning some schools are helping to keep teenage girls’ abortions a secret, the Sunday Star-Times reports. One mom is angry that her 16-year-old daughter had a secret abortion allegedly arranged by a school counselor.


Bristol Palin earns $262K for teen pregnancy work

Tax documents show unwed mother Bristol Palin earned more than $262,000 for her role helping raise awareness for teen pregnancy prevention in 2009.

Senh: I'm not sure if this is the right message to send to teens - get pregnant and then get paid a doctor's salary to talk about it.


'16 and Pregnant' to tackle abortion decision

Tuesday night's episode returns to follow Markai Durham, who first appeared on the show Nov. 16. But this time, she's not giving birth to another child.


10-year-old gives birth in southern Spain

A 10-year-old girl has given birth in southern Spain and authorities are evaluating whether to let her and her family retain custody of the baby, an official said Tuesday.


Teen pregnancy rates dip, but vary by state

Rates of teenage pregnancy in the United States, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are again showing a decline.


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