Pregnancy Guide

Tennessee Section


   
SOCIAL BOOKMARKING
Use our one click auto submission service to bookmark this page with your favorite social bookmarking services!
2d0 Today
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Newsletter

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter AND receive our exclusive Special Report on Teenage-Pregnancy
First Name:
Email address:



Main Tennessee sponsors

  

Latest Tennessee link added




The Healthy Baby Resource Discusses things to avoid during pregnancy and provides a comprehensive review to give babies a healthier environment before and after birth.

Submit your link on Tennessee!



 

Welcome to Pregnancy Guide

   

Tennessee Article

Thumbnail example. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for further reading, click here.


You may also listen to this article by using the following controls.

The Facts on Teenage Pregnancy in Canada

from:

Rates of teenage pregnancy in Canada are some of the highest in the developed world, though the numbers are below those of the United States and the United Kingdom. In 1994, approximately 47,800 pregnancies were recorded for adolescents who were between 15 and 19 years old. Of this number, roughly 21,000 women chose abortion, about 2,000 had a stillbirth or miscarriage that required hospitalization, and 24,700 carried the pregnancy to term. The incidence of pregnancy in Canada in 1994 was lower than it was two decades earlier, but since 1987 it experienced an increase.

Since 1994, however, teenage pregnancy in Canada has been decreasing. In 2003, 33,553 pregnancies were reported for women who were younger than 20, and this included live births, abortions, and stillbirths/miscarriages. The rate of teenage pregnancy in Canada, which comes out to about 27.1 per 1000, is highest among adolescents between the ages of 18 and 19; many of the pregnancies within this group, however, are planned. The pregnancy rate in teenagers ranging from 15 to 17 is lower and the rate among girls younger than 15 is even lower.

Equally important, there has also been a change in the resolutions of teenage pregnancies. In 1974, 66% of adolescent pregnancies ended in a live birth, 26% in abortion, and 8% in a stillbirth/miscarriage. In 1994, on the other hand, the majority, 51%, of pregnancies among teenagers still ended in live birth, but almost as many this time, 45%, ended in abortion. Indeed, in 1994, Canada saw the highest annual number of teenage abortions in the previous two decades with 21,000 teenagers choosing this option to end their pregnancy. Teenagers actually represented 20% of the total number of abortions performed in 1994, and represented just 6% of all live births. In 2003, the number of adolescent pregnancies ending in abortion rose to 50%.

Rates of teenage pregnancy in Canada vary by province and territory. In 1994, the Northwest Territories had the highest pregnancy rate among adolescents with 137 per 1,000 women who were between 15 and 19. Next came Yukon, with 88 pregnancies per 1,000; rates among the provinces varied from just over 60 per 1,000 in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to just over 30 in Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec. Quebecs teenage pregnancy rate remains the lowest in the country.

In order to curb the rate of teenage pregnancy in Canada, the country is looking to the Netherlands, which has one of the lowest teenage pregnancy rates, for suggestions. Based on observations, it seems that sex education, open discussion of human sexuality in the mass media, easier access to contraceptives, education programs, and active participation of parents and teenagers in such programs are all strategies that could prove useful to keeping the rate of adolescent pregnancy down.


Other Tennessee related Articles

Teenage Pregnancy Rates
Teenage Pregnancy
Newspaper Magazine Articles On Teenage Pregnancy
Effects Of Teenage Pregnancy
Teenage Pregnancy In Canada

Do you want to contribute to our site : submit your articles HERE


 

Tennessee News

Tennessee hires Donnie Tyndall as men's basketball coach - USA TODAY


ESPN

Tennessee hires Donnie Tyndall as men's basketball coach
USA TODAY
Tennessee has hired Donnie Tyndall as its next men's basketball coach, and the school will introduce him at a news conference at 2 p.m. E.T. on Tuesday, the Vols announced. "I am humbled, appreciative, and thankful for this tremendous opportunity," ...
Donnie Tyndall Hired By VolsESPN
Donnie Tyndall to Tennessee Vols: Latest Details, Reaction and AnalysisBleacher Report
Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall will be the next coach at TennesseeCBSSports.com
Yahoo Sports -FOXSports.com -Fox News
all 212 news articles »

Read more...


Donnie Tyndall has the personality and coaching acumen to succeed at ... - Yahoo Sports (blog)


Donnie Tyndall has the personality and coaching acumen to succeed at ...
Yahoo Sports (blog)
Rehiring Bruce Pearl wasn't an option for Tennessee since he had already landed the Auburn job by the time Cuonzo Martin found the fresh start he was looking for at Cal six days ago. Instead the Vols did the next best thing, nabbing an up-and-coming ...

Read more...


First Tennessee's name will go on new Sounds ballpark - The Tennessean


WPLN (blog)

First Tennessee's name will go on new Sounds ballpark
The Tennessean
First Tennessee Bank and the Nashville Sounds announced a 10-year agreement Tuesday for the park's naming rights, with options to extend the deal an additional 10 years. Both parties declined to disclose financial terms. Sounds owner Frank Ward said ...
First Tennessee Bank buys naming rights to new Sounds stadiumNashville Business Journal (blog)
New Sounds stadium at Sulphur Dell to be named First Tennessee ParkWKRN
New Sounds Stadium Will Be Called First Tennessee ParkWPLN (blog)

all 7 news articles »

Read more...


Body found in Tennessee Easter egg hunt - Colorado Springs Gazette


Body found in Tennessee Easter egg hunt
Colorado Springs Gazette
Body found in Tennessee Easter egg hunt. ×. Close. Associated Press • Updated: April 21, 2014 at 11:16 am • Published: April 21, 2014 • 0. email print. Google Survey FAQ · Photo - Investigators check under a deck of a west Knoxville home where a body was

and more »

Read more...


Tennessee Hiring Southern Mississippi's Tyndall - ABC News


Tennessee Hiring Southern Mississippi's Tyndall
ABC News
Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same successful transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches. Tennessee announced Tuesday morning that Tyndall would be introduced as its ...

Read more...


UAW suddenly retreats from fight at Tennessee VW plant - Reuters


CNNMoney

UAW suddenly retreats from fight at Tennessee VW plant
Reuters
That was when Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee, and Washington small government activist Grover Norquist said they would ignore subpoenas to attend the hearing, which was to have focused partly on their ...
The UAW Retreats in TennesseeWall Street Journal
UAW Withdraws Objection To Lost Election At VW Tennessee PlantFox Business
UAW Drops Appeal of VW Vote in TennesseeNew York Times
Watchdog.org -Bloomberg
all 248 news articles »

Read more...


Tennessee Bill Could Send Addicted Moms To Jail - NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

Tennessee Bill Could Send Addicted Moms To Jail
NPR (blog)
Pregnant women addicted to illegal narcotics or prescription pain pills could soon be jailed in Tennessee under a bill awaiting the governor's signature. The strict proposal enjoys bipartisan support — despite objections from doctors. The medical term ...

and more »

Read more...