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J Sch Health. 1992 Sep;62(7):310-8.

Consequences of teen-age parenting.

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Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC 20037.


The changing context of teen-age childbearing and current related controversies are reviewed. Recent research about the consequences of teen-age childbearing for the teen-age mother, the father, and for the children born is examined. The article also summarizes current knowledge about the consequences of teen-age childbearing with regard to the mother's educational attainment, marital experience, subsequent fertility behavior, labor force experience and occupational attainment, and experience with poverty and welfare.

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