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#Teenage Pregnancy

# teenage-pregnancy - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# teenage-pregnancy - Friday 26 August, 2016

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely

These type of pregnancy programmes are used in 89 countries around the world – this new study casts serious doubt over them.

# teenage-pregnancy - Monday 19 September, 2011

Fall in number of teenagers giving birth in Ireland

Since 2001, the number of teenagers giving birth in Ireland has fallen by 35 per cent. The number of women travelling to the UK for abortions is also declining.

# teenage-pregnancy - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Teenage pregnancy could be 'contagious' between sisters: study

A Norwegian study into teenage pregnancy has found that an older sister becoming pregnant makes her younger sister twice more likely to do the same.