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Teenage Pregnancy
The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject. The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo College students

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ChildStats.gov
http://www.childstats.gov/

ChildStats.gov is the official Web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (or Forum).  The Forum is a working group of federal agencies and collects, analyses and reports data on issues related to children and families including state statistics and reports.

The Guttmacher Institute
http://www.guttmacher.org/

The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of science research, public education and policy analysis.  The database is searchable by subject.

Healthy Teen Network
http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/

This Healthy Teen Network (HTN) provides leadership, education, training information, and advocacy resources, and support to practitioners in adolescent pregnancy, parenting, and prevention. 

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/

The mission of the National Campaign is to promote behavior and policies that reduce teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among young adults.  The site covers Campaign's activities, current news, resources and research information, offers abstracts of journal articles, as well as in-depth links on selected topics related to teen pregnancy. 

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)
http://www.noah-health.org/search/results.php?lang=1&keyword=Teenage+Pregnancy&dtype=1

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH) is a bilingual health information site.  It aims to provide high quality full-text health information for underserved populations.  This link provides direct access to resources about teen pregnancy.

Planned Parenthood
http://plannedparenthood.org/

Planned Parenthood Website contains research reports about teen pregnancy.  (Look under "Health Topics" on the home page, then under "teens").  It also provides information about sexuality.

Sex, Etc.
http://www.sexetc.org/

This is a teen-produced online newsletter and Web site that answers questions from teens on love, sex, abstinence, contraception, to Aids, STDs, drugs, drinking, violence.  Links to Web sites, books and hotlines provide useful resources (see Resources).

Online Databases (Rio Hondo Students only)    top

Issue & Controversies @ Facts.com
Search for "teenage pregnancy" in this database and choose a recent document for current information.  Supplemental information is available by clicking on "Sidebars" and "Related Articles".

SIRS
Search for "teenage pregnancy" and find articles, including links to statistics and a timeline of the history of the issue.

Books     top
The following books can be located in the Rio Hondo College Library.

Suggested Subject Headings
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the following Library of Congress subject headings:

Sex instruction for teenagers

Teenage mothers

Teenage pregnancy

Teenagers--Sexual behavior

Library Catalog     top
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The Rio Hondo College Library provides online access to full-text articles through our online databasesPlease note:  you must be a Rio Hondo College student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.

The sample searches and articles below are from the ProQuest database.  If you are viewing this subject guide from an on-campus computer, simply click on the links below.   To gain access if you are at home or off-campus, first click here: https://rioweb.riohondo.edu/library/.  Input your student ID number and password [your birthdate].  You will see a list of all the online databases to which you have access.  Click on ProQuest and enter the database.  You may conduct your own searches at this point or come back to this subject guide and click on any of the links below:

SUB(teenage pregnancy) [from Scholarly Journals only]
SUB(teenage pregnancy) AND SUB(fathers)
SUB(teenage pregnancy) AND SUB(prevention)
SUB(teenage pregnancy) AND SUB(race) OR (ethnicity)

Researched and evaluated by:
Connie Chan, Librarian 5/1/2002
last update: T. Shabelnik, Librarian 12/2009

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