Teenage pregnancies in Berlin and Brandenburg
In 2006 the BZgA commissioned a survey questioning experts in the field in Berlin and Brandenburg about their experiences in counselling and caring for underage pregnant girls. This survey is based on the insights from the pilot study in Saxony conducted in 2004.
Teenage pregnancies in Saxony
When girls under the age of 18 become pregnant they need a lot of support. Pregnant adolescents and adolescent mothers particularly require advice and support tailored to their needs so that they are able to develop social and economic independence. That is the starting point of a survey of experts in Saxony.
When teenagers become parents …
t is known from youth studies that very young, sexually active girls are usually scared of an unwanted pregnancy. Despite this fact more and more young women in the Federal Republic of Germany are facing unplanned and unwanted pregnancies, and in individual cases the pregnancy is wanted. This is particularly (but not exclusively) true for very young women from problem backgrounds and from other cultural circles (including eastern European ones).