FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION : LSUS
Basic Science JSS3 Third Term
FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION
TOPIC: FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION
Teenage pregnancy refers to pregnancy in a girl between the ages of 10-19. Teenage pregnancy is usually unintended and unwanted. The fact that you are at pubertal age and can get pregnant physically does not mean that you are really mature to be pregnant socially, emotionally, educationally even financially.
Teenage pregnancy can be dangerous for both the mother and the unborn child. Complication at child birth, and unsafe abortion, usually result from teenage pregnancy.
SUBTOPIC: CONSEQUENCES OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY
The following are some of the consequences of a girl who got pregnant at the unripe age of teens.
1.Health Risks: Pregnancy induced hypertension, which can cause heart failure and death of both mother and the child. This type of pregnancy can lead to a condition whereby the girl’s pelvic opening is too small to allow the infants head to pass during delivery. This may cause tear between the vagina and the urinary.... View More
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