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About Teen Parenting 

Questions Teen Parents need to Ask:

  • Who are the Pregnancy Care Centers or Health Care Providers near me?
  •  What are my Child Care Options? 
  • What are my Financial Obligations?
  • What are my other options

Statistics about Teen Parenting: 

  • Teen mothers who are on welfare by the time their child is one years old: 63%
  • Teen mothers who will graduate from high school: 4 out of 10
  • Teen dads who will marry the teen mother of their child: 2 out of 10
  • Teen couples who marry that statically will end in divorce: 59%
  • Teen moms who will have a college diploma by the age of 30: Less than 2%
  • The poverty rate for children born to unmarried, high school drop-out teen mothers: 78%
  • The cost to parent a child in the first year of life: $12,000-$15,000
  • Here is a calculator that will show in total how much it will cost to raise a child, from infancy to college, in your specific region.

Things Pregnancy Centers Provide:

  • Pregnancy Options and Counseling 
  • Pregnancy Testing 
  • Confidential Peer Counseling 
  • Support Services 
  • Maternity & Baby Items
  • Agency Referrals 
  • Information on Adoption 
  • Post Abortion Recovery Program