CFOC also stated that more teenagers surveyed that their closest friends were involved in some sort of sex education class, and they were not sexually active. Birth control is important to teenagers, and they should be used if a teen is to become sexually active.
Parents should remember to teach their children about birth control always, just in case a teen should become curious and decide to have sex.
Several federal programs have made reducing teen pregnancy a high priority.
Most teens have sex because of their peers being sexually active.
The percentage of sexually active males declined from 57.4 percent to 48.8 percent, essentially erasing the gender gap.
In high school students alone the rate for being sexually active went from being 66.7 percent to 60.9 percent in the years of 1991-1997.
Abstinence is very important, but the peers of teenagers are just as important.
When babies are brought into this world there are a lot of things to worry about.
The greatest problem associated with teen pregnancy is financial instability.