Teen pregnancy articles are available online on WebMD, MedlinePlus, and the websites of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These sites provide information on signs of pregnancy, prevention, teen birth rate disparities and medical risks.
The CDC defines a teen as any person between 15 to 19 years old. In 2013, teens gave birth to over 273,000 babies in the U.S., states HHS. Teen pregnancy contributes to high school drop out rates, and children of teen mothers are likely to get poor parental care. The CDC recommends different methods, such as using condoms, practicing abstinence and avoiding situations that can lead to sex, to control teen pregnancy.