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Kim Kardashian Has Something To Say About Teen Pregnancy

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She's not for it.

With the rise of Teen Mom's popularity getting a bit of of control, a lot of important people are taking notice and are trying to put more realistic opinions on the topic out there for young women to see.

Kim Kardashian, after reading the a scary story about that Tennessee high school where 90 students were either pregnant or had given birth in the past year, she took to her blog to vent, saying:

"It seems that shows like Teen Mom are all of a sudden making teen pregnancy seem cool in the eyes of young girls. The kids from these shows are all over the news, even on the covers of magazines, and have been become almost like celebrities, but girls, these are not people you should idolize! When I think back to when I was 16, there is no way I would even have considered having a baby. That thought wouldn’t even have entered my head. Having a baby is one one of the biggest, and most life-changing decisions a person can make and while I’m not saying that no teen is in the position to raise a child, having a baby so young shouldn’t be seen as the trendy thing to do."

Something to think about, huh Amber Portwood, though we imagine you don't agree.

On her blog, she implores her young, female fans to "think very carefully" before making the choice to be sexually active, adding "talk to your family, friends, teachers, and most of all, be careful."

We second that, whole heartedly.

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Teen Girls Getting Pregnant To Be On TV

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Teen Mom and 16 And Pregnant are super hit shows and teen girls want to be on them.

Young girls are so eager to be on the show, they are getting pregnant just to be able to get an audition!!!

Did no one think this would happen?

Rabbi Shmuely Boteach, author of Kosher Sex, explains the situation, “Reality TV first began by exploiting people's problems, assuming they would do anything for fame. The idea of teenage girls getting pregnant to be on television shows that reality TV is going a step beyond exploiting problems. It is now creating the problems."

This is not good. The show does not want to promote teen pregnancy, but seem less appealing…unfortunately it is doing the opposite.

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Teen Births Highest In The South

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Teen Births Highest In The South

Teen births are problematic for a lot of reasons. Pregnant teens are at greater risk of complications including preterm births, low birth weights, and infant death than women having babies in their 20s or older.

Fortunately, the national average of teen births is falling. Between 2007 and 2008, the teen birth rate fell nationally to about 4.2 percent of all births.

The study showed that areas with larger Hispanic and black populations have higher teen pregnancy rates, because both groups have a higher rate of teen pregnancies than whites. This is in large part because of the lack of proper education in schools — especially in the south.

Experts say that more comprehensive sex education, like that in California and the North East, is necessary to drive down teen pregnancy rates.

"This new CDC report makes it is crystal clear that a smaller percentage of teens are getting pregnant in states like California, New York and New Jersey that provide students with comprehensive, evidence-based sex education," said Leslie Kantor, National Director of Education, Planned Parenthood Federation of America. "The report demonstrates that the surest way to reduce teenage pregnancy is to provide young people with comprehensive, medically accurate sex education, and doing so is especially urgent for African-Americans and Latino teens, who are getting pregnant more frequently than other young people."

The southern states need to get their act together and stop relying on antiquated sex-education policies. Talking openly with kids about sex is the only way we will be able to fix this national problem!

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Forever 21 Goes After Pregnant Teens

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Are we supposed to be surprised?

Forever 21 has launched their own maternity line Love 21 Maternity, and they've got a pretty smart marketing strategy.

The cheap fashion chain has set up their preggers shop in California, Texas, Alaska, Arizona and Utah — the states with the highest teen pregnancy rates!

Pretty genius if you ask us considering their target demographic is teens, but is it really a good idea to make clothes for the Bristol Palin's of the world?

Thoughts???

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Bristol Palin Morphs Into LiLo In Honor Of The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy!

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Everyone celebrates in their own way!

The Republican poster child for the knocked-up, Bristol Palin spent last Wednesday night shedding her good-girl image by pAArtying at the NYC hot spot 1Oak.

Bristol was in town to host a number of events commemorating the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She autographed condoms in Midtown talked with teens all day about all the hardships she faced as a teen mother. Then, when that charade was over, she took to the clubs!

Witnesses saw Bristol arrive around 1 a.m. with a group of friends. One would think after a long day of preaching abstinence to teens, a girl would be worn out enough to relax, but not Bristol. Sources say that she look "terrified" all night, supposedly worried that people would recognize her and start "gawking."

Turns out it was a valid concern!

Though she never did seem to "relax," sources did say she stayed awhile at the club.

Did you see anything you liked, Bristol? Perhaps a new bachelor for baby #2?

Wouldn't mommy just be so proud?!

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Bristol Palin Whines About The Struggles Of Child-Rearing

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Oh, please!

You're lucky Sexy Sarah didn't abandon you on the Alaskan tundra to fend for yourself when she found out you were knocked up!! You KNOW that woman has a heart of ice.

Bristol Palin is continuing her self-indulgent whine-fest about how hard it is being teen mom, and now claims that she supports herself, without any help from her folks.

She says:

"[My parents] are there for support when I need it emotionally, but I'm on my own financially. I work an 8-to-5 job, five days a week. My parents help out, but they're not at my disposal. I think that's a huge misconception. I'm doing it by myself. I live by myself, I'm working to provide for [my son]. It is difficult. Financially, it's very difficult. I'd say the majority of any paycheck I ever receive is going to Tripp. Child care is very expensive, formula is expensive, diapers are expensive – and you don't think about that as a kid, at all. When I wake up from the few hours of sleep I do get, I'm getting him ready for the babysitter's house, I'm off to work providing for him, working for him. [Then] I'm coming home from work exhausted, I'm bathing him, feeding him dinner, playing with him, trying to get him to bed. It's just repetitive work constantly. I'm trying to chip away as much as I can on college, but this semester it was nearly impossible. I want to beat that statistic of teen moms not graduating from college."

OMG! You have to work? Unfathomable!

Wah, wah, wah! YES, children are hard work. Shocker!

However, LOTS of young woman do what you claim to do all over the world, bb! And they don't have a millionare mother to bail you out when you need a night off.

For instance, like to go to red carpet events - you know, where you gave this statement!

This girl is so effing clueless.

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Hypocrisy Must Be Genetic for the Palins

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Bristol Palin has something to say about teen pregnancy: It's okay to do as long as you aren't poor.

That's the message we got from her latest PSA in support of the Candie's Foundation, which tries to education and prevent teen pregnancy.

A little late for Bristol to be getting this message, but thank goodness she is privileged!

Sexy Sarah must be so proud!

Check out her enlightening PSA above.

Thoughts?

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