Prenatal Care Affects The Life Of Pregnant Adolescents

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Adolescents who become pregnant are an exceptionally vulnerable group and require special attention. Pregnant adolescents are different from other groups of pregnant women in all major aspects of assessment: their social environment, personal, social and psychological development. Therefore, prenatal care, including childbirth education will be beneficial for adolescents. They have the fewest resources, because they did not get the time for education or experience to be self-supporting or to identify their own outside supports (Tilghman, 2008). Poverty also affects the life of pregnant women. During that period, they tend to suffer poor health due to lack of access to healthy foods. These factors include income and social status, education,