Teen Pregnancy Prevention : Dads Make a Difference.

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Year Published
2004
Author (Organization)
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English
Over two decades of research confirms that parents -- and that includes Dads -- are an important influence on whether their teenagers become pregnant or cause a pregnancy. In a variety of ways, parental behavior and the nature of parent/child relationships influence teens' sexual activity and use of contraception. While parents cannot determine whether their children have sex, use contraception, become pregnant, or cause a pregnancy, the quality of the relationships with their children can make a real difference. (Author abstract)

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