Statement on teenage pregnancy

M. I. Cohen, F. E. Dudenhoeffer, A. Guthrie

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In recent years, a nationwide concern over the 'epidemic' of teenage pregnancy has developed. Explanations for this phenomenon have ranged from poor sex education to promiscuity. This statement will review current data and information so that pediatricians responsible for the health care of adolescents can appreciate the implications and consequences of early childbearing

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)795-797
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1979
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Cohen, M. I., Dudenhoeffer, F. E., & Guthrie, A. (1979). Statement on teenage pregnancy. Pediatrics, 63(5), 795-797.