According to Pregnant Teen Help the United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy an every year around 750,000 teenagers will become pregnant. This is a high growing trend around teenagers. With the many resources teenagers have to prevent pregnancy these statistics are very high. Many teen pregnancy resources do not request permission from your parents and will help you to talk with your parents about your pregnancy.
Rural Teen Pregnancy Resources: offers information and guidance to teens in more rural areas. Hope is not lost to teens in areas where they feel there are no adequate services to them.
Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood provides teens with pregnancy tests, prenatal care, pregnancy options, morning after pill (emergency contraception), and preventative methods to prevent pregnancy. There is also an area on the website where you can locate an office near you. Planned Parenthood as a section devoted strictly to teens called Teen Talk.
OptionLine: The option line is a online resource center that will help answer all your questions either online or by phone. They will assist you in questions you may be having. If you’re scared and needing someone to talk to Option Line will help ease your fears. They are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and offer a toll free number and a live support one on one chat on their website. They will even find you resources in your hometown.
Teen pregnancy is preventable. There are many options from birth control, abstinence and condoms to name a few. Remember though that certain types of birth control may prevent pregnancy but are not effective in prevent sexually transmitted diseases such as birth control pills. To learn more about birth control, sex and numerous other information about teens visit teenhealth.org