It is important to consider the social, emotional, physical, and economic effects of teen pregnancy on the teen parent, the child, the family, and society. Think about your goals for the future and how they could be affected by teen pregnancy. Use this decision-making process document to help brainstorm your ideas and organize your thoughts. Then respond to the prompt.
Write about the plans you have for your future and evaluate how those plans would change if you became a teen parent. In the first paragraph, summarize your personal and professional goals over the next 10 years, and discuss how becoming a teen parent would affect those goals. In the second paragraph, explain the social, emotional, physical, and economic effects of teen pregnancy on the child and society. Include supporting details in the form of facts, statistics, or examples. Your response should include complete sentences free from spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammatical errors.