What happens when you want to change the world, but find yourself changing diapers instead?You do both.It may not be easy, but these youngwomen show that being a teen mom isn’t the end of the world. They don’t lettheir situation or the stigma attached to it get them down. Instead, they get littlehelp from their community (and put the naysayers on ice).
FACT CHECK TIME:
Now, I’m not advocating that teen pregnancy is the only way, butlet’s be clear—women who choose to have children at a young age should not bedemonized or disrespected. Especially since the facts mentioned in thisvideo check out to be true. The CDC says that only 50% of teen moms receive high school diplomas by the time they're 22 years old, versus 90% of women who decide to wait to start their families. It’s important to have support systemsin place to make sure that all young women, regardless of their life decisions, have an opportunity to get an education.