Health Assessment – Health Assessment During the Adolescent and Prenatal Periods
Grand Canyon University
Adolescent pregnancy is viewed as a high-risk situation due to the serious health risks that this creates for the mother, the baby, and society at large.
Describe various risk factors or precursors to adolescent pregnancy.
Research community and state resources devoted in adolescent pregnancy and describe at least two of these resources.
Research the teen pregnancy rates for the last 10 years for your state and community. Has this rate increased or decreased? Discuss possible reasons for an increase or decrease.
Include in-text citations and references for each of the scholarly sources used. Respond to other learners’ posts in a manner that initiates or contributes to discussion.