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Teen Pregnancy: The Facts
(source: www.dosomething.org)

• 3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s 750,000 teen pregnancies every year

• Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than half of teen mothers never graduate from high school.

• Less than 2 percent of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30

• About a quarter of teen moms have a second child within 24 months of their first baby.

• The United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the western industrialized world.

• From 1990 to 2008, the teen pregnancy rate decreased 42 percent (from 117 to 68 pregnancies per 1,000 teen girls

• 8 out of 10 teen dads don’t marry the mother of their child

• A sexually active teen who doesn’t use contraceptives has a 90 percent chance of becoming pregnant within a year.

• Teens had fewer babies in 2010 than in any year since the mid-1940s.

Pregnancy and Family Planning in Shenandoah County

AIDS Response Effort, Inc.

Provides medical case management serivces to eligible consumers living with HIV disease. Also provides education programming and HIV testing free to the community. 333 W. Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 536-5291
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Health Department

Provides clinical services including immunizations, pregnancy testing, HIV and sexually transmitted infection testing, school and sport physicals, annual adolescent and women's health examinations, family planning and birth control methods, and nutritional assistance through the WIC program. Services are either free or available on a sliding fee scale. 494 N. Main Street
Suite 100
Woodstock, VA 22664
(540) 722-3470
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Shenandoah County Pregnancy Center

Provides education, assistance and referrals to families who are struggling with the stress of an unexpected pregnancy or parenting. Education includes pregancy and parenting options, pre-natal care, parenting and life skills. Assistance includes maternity clothes, baby supplies, children's clothes and transportation to Dr. visits. Services are free and confidential 28 Cedarwood Lane
Edinburg, VA 22824
(540) 984-4673
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Valley Health

A non-profit organization that serves the healthcare needs of people in and around the Top of Virginia, as well as parts of West Virginia and Maryland. Six hospitals within the system offers a range in health services and supporting care where people live.  220 Campus Blvd.
Suite 420
Winchester, VA 22601

(540) 536-2504
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