Various organizations tell us about an increase in the number of teenage pregnancies. Today we know that despite the prevention programs that have been carried out, in Mexico the birth rate in adolescent women is the highest in Latin America. According to the sources consulted, to a greater or lesser extent the panorama we are going through is terrible. For example, data from Pablo Kuri Morales, Undersecretary of Health Prevention and Promotion, tell us that every day one thousand girls between 10 and 19 years of age give birth; Of those girls, 72 percent are married or in free union; 64 percent were affiliated with popular insurance and 20 percent had no insurance.
But beyond the figures, is really teenage pregnancy and motherhood the sole responsibility of families? Did all teenage girls become pregnant because they were unaware of the use of contraceptive methods? The causes can be varied, and it is possible that some of them come from nutritional family environments and favorable economic environments, who saw in pregnancy a way out to leave their family nucleus behind.
In Dialogues in confidence: "Pregnancy and motherhood in adolescence".
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