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Pediatrics. 2001 Feb;107(2):429-34.

American Academy of Pediatrics: Care of adolescent parents and their children.

Abstract

Many children live with their adolescent parents, alone, or as part of an extended family. This statement updates a previous statement on adolescent parents and addresses specific medical and psychosocial risks specific to adolescent parents and their children. Challenges unique to the adolescent mother and her partner, as well as mitigating circumstances and protective factors that have been identified in the recent literature, are reviewed, along with suggestions for the pediatrician on models for intervention and care.

PMID:
11158485
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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