Pregnant and Parenting Youth

Young parents with their baby.

Investigating How to Help Urban Minority Teens 'Co-Parent'
Through pilot tests, researchers developed an intervention to teach teen parents how to work together to care for their children.

A young father and his son.

Research Roundup: Exploring the Worlds of Adolescent Fathers
A series of articles looks at the literature on adolescent fathers and discusses how we might better meet their needs.

Diverse young women.

What Are Foster Youth’s Most Pressing Sexual Health Needs?
A new study asks service providers to name the biggest obstacles to delaying pregnancy among foster youth.

Young men playing basketball.

4 Ways to Assess Boys’ and Young Men’s Risk of Getting Someone Pregnant
We talked to Dr. May Lau to find out what she wants sexual health educators and other family and youth workers to take away from her recent research.

Three teens text on their phones.

5 Creative Strategies for Helping Prevent Teen Pregnancy
We look at some innovative ways to keep youth focused on healthy goals.

A diverse group of young men.

Which Young Men Are Most Likely to Get Their Partners Pregnant?
A new study uncovers which groups of behaviors are linked to pregnancy.

A teen girl with a trusted adult.

From the Family Room Blog: Reducing Adolescent Pregnancy Disparities
To kick off Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Associate Commissioner writes in the Family Room about the need for programs tailored to the lives of youth in foster care and the juvenile justice system.

An African woman wearing a business suit.

4 Tips for Working With Interpreters
Having access to culturally competent interpreters who understand the context of social services is incredibly important when working with youth and families from linguistic minorities.

A young Hispanic woman.

More Social Services May Lead to More Sources of Income for Hispanic Teen Mothers
Learn how upping in-person interaction between social workers and Hispanic teen moms may help these young moms become more self-sufficient.

Holding hands on the beach

Reducing Teen Dating Violence Among Young Moms
Researchers test an evidence-based curriculum adapted for pregnant and parenting youth.

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