90 Teen Pregnancies at One US High School.


Frayser High School in Tennessee USA has 90 teen girls pregnancies.The large number of student pregnancies at the High School has led to a teen pregnancy rate of 26% in the city of Frayser itself. This means that 26% of all babies born in Frayser have a teenage mother. The average national teen pregnancy rate is 10%.The high pregnancy rate has prompted a non-profit group called Girls, Inc. to launch a new campaign called “No Baby!” The program will help female teenagers obtain the knowledge and resources needed to prevent unplanned pregnancies. Deborah Hester Harrison, a spokesperson with Girl’s Inc., said the new program will also provide young teens with the willpower to just say “no” to having sex. Girl’s Inc. also provides support to help new moms cope with unexpected life changes.

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