I became pregnant and gave birth to my daughter when I was 15 years old, and ever since then I have been wondering in what narrative my situation was supposed to fall: the public health “problem” of teenage pregnancy or the possible celebration of motherhood.

At this time of year, we advocates for teen mothers often wonder whom Mother’s Day is for.

from Celebrating Young Motherhood During Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, by Gloria Malone

Not only are teenage parents capable of love, compassion, and good parenting—the parents of the pregnant and parenting teen are capable of the same through supporting, loving, and encouraging their child to remain determined to reach the goals they had before becoming pregnant and after having their child.
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