Pregnancy Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815580
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815582
  • DDC: 618.200835
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This updated third edition provides information about prenatal care, nutrition, fetal development, and preparing for labor and delivery. It includes facts about abortion and adoption, as well as information for teens who choose to parent their infants, along with other helpful information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding the Problem of Teen Pregnancy.
1: The Risks of Teenage Pregnancy.
2: Recent Teen Pregnancy Statistics.
3: When Pregnancy is a Result of Abuse.
4: Preventing Teen Pregnancy.
5: Sexual Health Education: Tips for Parents.
6: Birth Control Methods.
7: Teen Pregnancy and the Media.
If You Think You're Pregnant.
8: Finding out if You're Pregnant.
9: Telling Parents You're Pregnant.
10: Thinking about Abortion.
11: Thinking about Adoption.
12: Thinking about Parenting.
Staying Healthy During Your Pregnancy.
13: Having a Healthy Pregnancy.
14: Prenatal Care and Tests.
15: Taking Vitamins with Folic Acid During Pregnancy.
16: The Stages of Pregnancy.
17: The Physical Changes and Discomforts of Pregnancy.
18: Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy.
19: Weight Gain During Pregnancy.
20: Eating Disorders During Pregnancy.
21: Sleeping During Pregnancy.
22: Depression During and After Pregnancy.
23: Medicines and Pregnancy.
24: X-Rays During Pregnancy.
25: Food Poisoning During Pregnancy.
26: Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy.
27: Smoking During Pregnancy.
28: Caffeine Use During Pregnancy.
29: Illicit Drug Use During Pregnancy.
30: Environmental Risks and Pregnancy.
31: Zika and Pregnancy.
High-Risk Pregnancies and Pregnancy Complications.
32: High-Risk Pregnancy.
33: Genetic Testing.
34: Pregnancy Complications.
35: Anemia During Pregnancy.
36: Preeclampsia and Eclampsia.
37: Preterm Labor and Birth.
38: Asthma Medication and Pregnancy.
39: If You are Pregnant and have Diabetes.
40: Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy.
41: Preparing for Multiple Births.
42: Miscarriage and Stillbirth.
43: Your Developing Baby.
44: Items Your Baby Will Need.
45: Making Your Home Safe for Baby.
46: Taking Classes to Prepare for Baby.
47: Creating Your Birth Plan.
48: Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services.
49: Labor and Birth.
50: Having a Doula: Is a Doula for Me?.
51: Cesarean Birth.
52: Recovering from Childbirth.
Your Newborn.
53: Your Baby's First Hours of Life.
54: Breastfeeding.
55: Bringing Your Baby Home.
56: Newborn Care and Safety.
Teen Parenting Problems and Solutions.
57: Completing Your Education.
58: Considering Emancipation from Your Parents.
59: Finding a Place to Live.
60: Second Chance Homes.
61: Health Insurance During Pregnancy.
62: WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.
63: Vaccines for Uninsured Children.
64: Understanding Child Care Options.
65: Finding Help Paying for Child Care.
66: Child Custody.
67: Child Support.
68: Teen Fatherhood Rights and Responsibilities.
If You Need More Information.
69: Directory of Teen Pregnancy Resources.
70: Directory of Assistance Resources for Low-Income Pregnant Women.
71: Directory of Education Resources for Teen Parents.