Teen Pregnancy in the United States. In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group. This is another record low for U.S. teens and a drop of 8% from 2014. Birth rates fell 9% for women aged 15–17 years and 7% for women aged 18–19 years.1. Teenage pregnancy is defined as an unintended pregnancy during adolescence. Approximately 750,000 of 15- to 19-year-olds become pregnant each year, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, though many teenagers do not believe that they will get pregnant if Author: Sarah Pflugradt, RDN.
Mar 13, 2019 · In teen girls who are from a Caucasian ethnicity, the number is the same as that of teen girls from a black ethnicity and accounts for about one in four cases. One of the easiest and most effective ways to prevent any pregnancy during the teenage years is to stay away from having any sexual intercourse, with or without protection.Author: Nikita Mankani. Aug 20, 2018 · A number of government funded prevention programs exist in the U.S. to help avoid unwanted teenage pregnancies across the nation. The teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) program, for example, received.