Argumentative Essay On Teenage Moms

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Single Teenage Mothers: A Story of Struggle The Problems Faced By Teen Parents: The main issues that seem to plague most single first time mothers are health, school, depression, relationships, children’s success, and last but not least the economy. The first problem most single moms encounter is their health and the health of their new born babies. According to the March of Dimes, pregnant teens are more than likely to suffer from complications during pregnancy. Their babies are also likely to experience premature birth, low birth weight, and other related health issues which can lead to death or even disability. Since most teenagers are becoming first time parents many of them have a difficult time completing school due to carrying on new responsibilities which now involve another human being. Based upon the study by…show more content…
Some researchers and parents are afraid that these shows will have a negative effect on teens actions and how they perceive what’s going on in the world around him. Most people believe that reality shows glamorize teenage pregnancy. According to Los Angeles based psychologist Nancy B. Irwin states that, “ The teens that appear in these shows also appear in magazines and show up on other shows where they are talking about their babies, upcoming weddings, and about their families in general. Putting teen moms on magazine covers “ Puts them on the same plane as any actress, singer, or other celebrity.” ( pg. 1). Viewing teenage mothers as famous celebrities gives those teenagers who are not experiencing pregnancy gives them a distorted view of what being a first time parent is all about. A study conducted by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy found that 93% of the shows viewers believed that becoming a parent for the first time was more difficult than it appeared on national

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