Title

Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics

Date

2009

Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Pregnancy in Adolescence; Parenting

Disciplines

Pediatrics

Abstract

Summary: Overview of teenage pregnancy in the U.S., including characteristics of teen parents, clinical evaluation, patient management, pregnancy outcomes, and prevention.

Citation: Elfenbein DS, Felice ME: Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood. Chapter 155. In Textbook of Pediatric Care, Eds: McInerny TK, Adam HM, Campbell DE, Kamat DM, Kelleher KJ. Elk Grove, ILL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009, pp 1346-1351.