Predictors of early childbirth among female adolescents in foster care
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2017
Bryn King, Melissa Van Wert
King, B., & Van Wert, M. (2017). Predictors of early childbirth among female adolescents in foster care. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61(2), 226–232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.02.014
The results suggest that there are identifiable risk factors associated with early childbirth among girls in foster care, which can help determine the timing and location of reproductive health services to minimize unintended pregnancy and maximize adolescent health and well-being.