Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing, Education, and Economic Wellbeing

Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing, Education, and Economic Wellbeing

This Why it Matters fact sheet details the impact of teen childbearing on educational attainment and income. It also discusses the receipt of public funds and child support among teen mothers.

Publication date: July 2012

Author(s): Alison Stewart Ng and Kelleen Kaye

Suggested Citation(s): Ng, A. S., & Kaye, K. (2012). Why It Matters: Teen Childbearing, Education, and Economic Wellbeing. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.