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Jasmine Villegas Is Singing the Right Tune When It Comes to Supporting Young Parents
Cristina is the Executive Director of the Colorado Organizatio...
Villegas's fame will help her with many of these basic necessities, but she is sure to experience some of the judgment I experienced for her decision to become a young parent. I hope she knows how important it is that she push back on this stigma.
What Pregnant and Parenting Teens Really Need
Nonprofit organization prioritize the emotional health of wome...
When I got pregnant and became a mother at 15, I experienced an overwhelming onslaught of disrespect and shame from family members, friends and perfect strangers.
How This Former Teen Mom Got Past Feeling Like She Had To 'Over-Parent'
"One thing that a lot of people don't know is that teen moms have the highest rate of postpartum depression because of all
The Teen Pregnancy Myth
Despite claims of a rise in teen pregnancy, numbers are actually falling. So why does the narrative of irresponsible teens and high pregnancy rates continue to dominate headlines? HuffPost Live looks at the "myths" of teenage pregnancy.
The Story Behind Baby Showers for Teen Latino Parents
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist
The public shame her mother experienced is not as severe these days for young women in similar circumstances. Nor should it be, says Arroyo. But, she notes, Latinos are just as concerned as other Americans that too many young people are having babies too early.
Let's Not Play the Blame Game
Executive Director, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice
With pregnant and parenting youth getting so many negative messages about themselves from pop culture, the government and the community, we as individuals need to change the conversation.
Menagha High School Yearbook Under Fire After Excluding Stephanie Myer, Kyle Kenyon Student Photos
Kyle's mother Peggy Havnes is supporting his friends as other parents seek to appeal the decision. Need help? In the U.S
Louisiana Pregnancy Scandal At Delhi Charter School Triggers Debate (VIDEO)
Delhi Charter School in rural northeast Louisiana had a controversial policy in place from 2006 to 2012 that required students
TV & FILM
'16 & Pregnant': Young Father Apologizes To Infant Son After Losing His Job (VIDEO)
While many episodes of "16 & Pregnant" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on MTV) feature young fathers who are ill-prepared for parenthood
Lessons from the Casey Anthony Case
Father Alberto Cutié
It appears to most of the world that in our courts parents can get away with neglect, irresponsible behavior and putting their child in the trunk of a car without any of these actions being labeled as "abuse."
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