Youth Development Intervention Aims At Reducing Teenage Pregnancy Risk


According to a report of a clinical trial published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a group of teenage girls took part in a youth development intervention to reduce high-risk pregnancy among adolescents.

Renee E. Sieving, R.N., Ph.D., F.S.A.H.M., of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and colleagues evaluated sexual risk behaviors and results with a 24-month follow-up survey. The 24-month follow-up concludes increase usage of contraceptives among teenage girls, more family connectedness, and confidence in saying "no" to unwanted sex.


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Programs which help people achieve and maintain physical well-being through prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment and the provision of family planning, maternity and other services that relate to human reproduction.

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Programs that provide assistance for people who want to control the size of their families and the spacing of their children, usually through some form of birth control; who have a problem with infertility; or who have questions about the advisability of becoming pregnant or following through with a current pregnancy.

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