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Teenage Pregnancy

  • By: Megan K. Guffey M.D., M.P.H.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The age at which it is appropriate for women to have children can vary within a culture, between cultures, and certainly, over time. One hundred years ago, it was not uncommon for 15- and 17-year-old girls to be married and having ...

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