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In the News

Teenage Pregnancy In the News: This section of Pregnancy Birth and Beyond's website features news and commentary pertaining to teenage pregnancy, teenage birth and teenage parenting.

Teenage Pregnancy In the News: This section of Pregnancy Birth and Beyond's website features news and commentary pertaining to teenage pregnancy, teenage birth and teenage parenting. If you have any suggestions for inclusion email Jane. 

 Profile: Oprah Winfrey: ‘Most Influential Woman in the World’

Profile: Oprah Winfrey: ‘Most Influential Woman in the World’
From a poverty-stricken childhood marred by sexual abuse and a teenage pregnancy, Oprah went on to become one of the most successful, powerful and influential women in America. Her role as a cultural icon, philanthropist, media maven and outspoken. To read more ...

This Day Live - May 21, 2011

 teen mother with child

Teen Mums Share their Stories
I visited with a group of teen moms to get the real story. These four teens, aged 16 to 18, share the communal residence run by Community Maternity Services in Albany, which is an arm of Catholic Charities. The program is unique because it allows teen moms to be with their babies. To read more...

News Chanel 13 - May 20, 2011

 Sports and empowerment bring 'rebirth' for Jamaican youth

Sports and empowerment bring 'rebirth' for Jamaican youth
When 15-year-old Lydia* realized she was pregnant, she was forced by Jamaican law to leave her high school in Kingston. Left with no way to continue her education, she was struggling to find a way forward for herself and her baby. To read more ..

Ekklesia - May 20, 2011

 Teen slams welfare shake-up

Teen slams welfare shake-up
MONIQUE Brown is one of the teenage mothers the Federal Government has in its sights as it uses both positive and punitive incentives to get young parents in Burnie off welfare. To read more ...

The Mercury - May 12, 2011

 Harder than you think, Bec tells PM

Harder than you think, Bec tells PM
PLANS to force teenage mums back to school under the threat of welfare money cuts could leave some feeling helpless, says the Territory's newly crowned Australian Mother of the Year. To read more ...

NT News - May 7, 2011

 High school teen fakes pregnancy for senior class project

High school teen fakes pregnancy for senior class project
For six and a half months, with the exception of just handful of people including her mother, boyfriend and school principal, the world thought that Gaby Rodriguez was pregnant, in fact, her due date was to be July 27 just two months after her high school graduation. To read more ...

NBC News - April 22, 2011

 Keisha Castle-Hughes defends her teen pregnancy

Keisha Castle-Hughes defends her teen pregnancy
Becoming the poster girl for teenage pregnancy was never on Keisha Castle-Hughes' "to do" list but then again neither was going down in history as the youngest female ever nominated for the best actress Oscar. To read more ...

The Daily Telegraph - March 10, 2008

 back to school after baby

Back to School, With Baby
WHEN Stacey Jefferson discovered she was pregnant at 16, she was "nervous, scared, worried and happy all at the same time", she recalls. Her mother "wasn't very happy with me", but her father was more open-minded. "He said whatever I chose to do, he would support me." To read more...

The Age - December 16, 2008