• If the adolescent's choice is parenting, it is worth stressing that teen pregnancy entails heavy risks both for the mother and the fetus because of typical biological, social, environmental, and behavioral features (mostly predisposing to preterm delivery and low birth weight infants), all of which deserve special consideration. (obgynkey.com)
  • Thus, prevention efforts need to start by this age if they are to precede the biological and behavioral onset of pregnancy risk. (unl.edu)
  • These findings suggest that public health interventions directed at all family members and at different stages of the life course are likely to be important and are potentially more likely to halt the obesity epidemic than a focus on maternal overweight and obesity status in pregnancy," the authors say. (eurekalert.org)
  • Original papers present laboratory findings on the physiological and biochemical changes in the last weeks of pregnancy and immediately following birth. (dmoztools.net)
  • Although PGC is not explicitly a sexual health/teen pregnancy prevention program, the belief is that by engaging ninth grade students in school, building connectedness among peers, and building students' decision-making and goal-setting skills, PGC will encourage students to make healthier decisions, including reducing sexual risk-taking and increasing protective behaviors. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Comparing these results with Group 2, we found that the outcome of the pregnancy was the main factor in the choices that were made. (docphin.com)
  • Multidisciplinary approach is advisable at most, considering adolescence is a distinct physical and developmental stage in woman's life and teen pregnancy worldwide shows higher maternal, obstetrical, and neonatal risks. (obgynkey.com)
  • While the researchers found associations between maternal BMI before pregnancy and offspring BMI at all ages, these associations were largely explained by transmission of genes associated with fatness. (eurekalert.org)
  • therefore, a comprehensive dissertation of its management is almost impossible and beyond the scope of the present treatise, which is mostly focused on the continuation of pregnancy and the connected items. (obgynkey.com)
  • Cases of pregnancy by incest presented indicators suggesting both proximity and relationship with the aggressor, and pregnancy at a very early age, which postponed the adolescent's procurement of health service, and interfered negatively with abortion assistance as allowed by law. (mdpi.com)
  • During early adolescence, most young people become capable of reproduction and many become sexually active. (unl.edu)
  • Research has shown that a mother's BMI during pregnancy is associated with greater birth size of her offspring. (eurekalert.org)
  • In fact, this is the only group for whom pregnancy rates have not declined in recent years. (unl.edu)
  • The UK has one of the highest rates of pregnancies in adolescence in Western Europe with a high proportion of these being repeat pregnancies, making it a topic of interest for public health policy makers, and health and social care practitioners. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cumulative pregnancy rates increased from 2% at six months to 11% at 48 months. (nih.gov)
  • One study reported pregnancy rates at 48 months of 3% for IUDs versus 0% for combined oral contraceptives (n=30 with IUD and n=72 with combined oral contraceptives). (nih.gov)
  • You'll learn how so much of what happens during adolescence can impact not only the future health of individuals, but the health of the next generation as well. (coursera.org)
  • Pregnancy during adolescence has lasting adverse effects on blood lipids: a 10-year longitudinal study of black and white females. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The study had limited power for some sensitivity tests, relied on self-reported pre-pregnancy BMI, and did not include any study of weight gain during pregnancy. (eurekalert.org)
  • The study included 137 cases (44.1%) of pregnancy resulting from incest, and 174 cases (55.9%) of pregnancy from rape by a stranger. (mdpi.com)
  • As a part of the SexuaL Orientation, Gender Identity, and Pregnancy Experiences (SLOPE) study, in-depth semistructured interviews and surveys were conducted. (nih.gov)
  • Progesterone is sometimes called the "hormone of pregnancy", and it has many roles relating to the development of the fetus: Progesterone converts the endometrium to its secretory stage to prepare the uterus for implantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In accordance, progesterone induces several hepatic cytochrome P450 enzymes, such as CYP3A4, especially during pregnancy when concentrations are much higher than usual. (wikipedia.org)
  • Provide a pamphlet with pregnancy information, especially one that includes drawings or photos of babies at different gestational ages. (docadvice.org)
  • Includes location, insurance information, online scheduling and links to women's health issues and pregnancy education. (dmoztools.net)