Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing and Child Welfare

Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing and Child Welfare

This Why it Matters fact sheet summarizes the increased risk of teen pregnancy among youth in foster care, and how this impacts their future after aging out.

Publication date: May 2013

Author(s): Alison Stewart Ng and Kelleen Kaye

Suggested Citation(s): Ng, A. S., & Kaye, K. (2013). Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing and Child Welfare. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

A group of teenagers smiling and laughing

We are redesigning our website and need your help.

Please take this quick survey to share your thoughts on what you like and what we can do to improve.