TITLE

Teen Pregnancy Among Young Women In Foster Care: A Primer

AUTHOR(S)
Boonstra, Heather D.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Guttmacher Policy Review;2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the lack of awareness and information of child welfare agencies to prevent teenage pregnancy in foster home care in the U.S. It notes that repeat pregnancies are experienced by most young women in foster care before reaching the age of 19. It mentions that youth access to health care are provided by federal resources which are managed by advocates, child welfare groups, and policymakers.
ACCESSION #
61441066

 

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