Examining the Adoption Option:
Her whisper fills an empty silence as, staring at her growing belly, she says, "I don't know what to do, if only you could tell me what to do." Her un-born baby's voice is just as still as her own, a floating conscience that seems to be waiting for something, though what ... neither knows for sure....
Ohio Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Achievement Centers for Children 11001 Buckeye Road Cleveland, OH 44104 (216) 795-7100 and 14587 Madison Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107 (216) 521-5050 and 15000 Cheerful Lane... Preventing Latino Teen Pregnancy
Preventing Latino Teen Pregnancy Although adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the United States are declining, we continue to have the highest teen pregnancy and birth rate among developed countries. And even though Latino teen birth and pregnancy rates have also declined, the country's... Girl Power! State-by-State:
State Programs Alabama Muscle Shoals, Alabama The Riverbend Center for Mental Health, Helen Keller Hospital, Northwest Shoals Community Center, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority co-sponsor an annual daylong Girl Power! program. Community experts talk to approximately 200 girls about health,...
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Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki said that, with 42 years as a high school counselor under his belt, he Fewer kids are having kids
The U.S. teen pregnancy rate has dropped to "historic lows," said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week. The per capita teen pregnancy rate in the U.S. is still higher than in any other developed nation Woman's choice to save mothers, babies focus of 'Gimme Shelter'
KUSA - A powerful new movie is coming to Denver that has a true story at its core. "Gimme Shelter" is based on a woman who's worked non-stop to change the way shelters deal with teen mothers who've run from home. Teen births drop 16 percent in Bexar County
At a news conference on Tuesday, Schlenker announced the four new strategies by the county and various agencies that aim to further reduce the number of children born to teen mothers and fathers: Project Worth, the county's teen pregnancy prevention program that provides a proven-effective...
Book Review: Not My Daughter
January 26, 2010, 8:29 pm
While the movie I just recently watched was about teen girls experiencing planned (but young) pregnancies, the book Not My Daughter is about the mothers of those girls. Some might argue that they're the same thing and that you only need one or the other. I disagree. And, as a birth mother, I'm... Movie Review: The Pregnancy Pact
January 26, 2010, 8:15 pm
I watched a Lifetime movie premiere the other night. Stay with me. The movie was titled The Pregnancy Pact . Stay with me. Loosely based on the 2008 real life story out of Gloucester, Massachusetts the movie takes a historical fiction look at what might have gone on with the group of teen girls... Why the Wait?
August 26, 2011, 6:29 am
According to UNICEF, approximately 5 million children in Ethiopia are missing one or both of their parents. Children often lose their parents because of AIDS, famine, complications from child birth, or disease. Many children live on the streets and work in dangerous conditions. In Addis Ababa,...
I Still Love Them
The last time I personally saw my sons in 1991, when I was asked to sign papers to get my boys returned home, or so I was told. But it wasn't, so CSD lied to me to get me to sign adoption papers... I Am A Birth Mother, And It Was the Best Decision I Ever Made
I handed my baby over and the tears began to flow incessantly. I tried to keep them in until he drove away with his adoptive parents. I did not want to make this moment any harder for them. But as my...
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Vital Signs: Repeat Births Among Teens
also exist, ranging from 22% in Texas to 10% in New Hampshire. PRAMS data from 16 reporting areas (15 states and ... Among sexually active teen mothers, 22.4% used the most effective birth control methods, 54.2% used moderately effective methods, 14.5% used less effective methods, and 8.8% used