Becoming a parents can be both exhilarating and frightening. Becoming a mom in particular means a tremendous commitment ahead.
Getting pregnant as a teenager can be doubly scary. Although once a common practice, more and more women in developed countries are opting to delay parenthood for later in life.
Teen pregnancy has its own complications, both medically and socially. Children born to teen moms are more likely to experience birth defects and poverty.
The United States continues to push anti-choice legislation forward while cutting programs that benefit children and families. As a result, the challenges faced by young moms today are tremendous.