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    At a doctors visit once,

    I was told I may never be able to have children. When I was 16 I kept taking pregnancy tests because I was paranoid and always thought I was pregnant. In October of 2013 I had one stick left from a box and I thought "what the hell" so I used it out of boredom and it read...
    Teenmomma014 Teenmomma014 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Meet Beckham: now weighs 8.

    25 lbs. and is one handsome baby. He loves to be awake and look around with his big blue eyes almost as much as he loves to breastfeed and sleep cuddled up on mommy's chest or in daddy's arms. He is a very happy baby and rarely cries. He makes breastfeeding a breeze and loves...
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    It's finally baby time!

    (: my water broke not too long ago and my sister immediately took me to the hospital. I am being checked in right now I cannot wait to meet my baby girl! Oh and I am 38 weeks and 4 days.
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 3

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    Help. Confused And Lonley

    I found out I was pregnant yesterday and im 17 years old I'm only one month in. My boyfriend who I have been with is 19 and is doing an apprenticeship. He wants me to have an abortion and I'm strongly against that. He said he will leave me if I don't, it's either him or the baby...
    Crystal37 Crystal37 16-17, F 49 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    <3

    I got pregnant when i was 14, & had my first child, a girl(: right after i turned fifteen. & i had my son when i was 17. I got pregnant young.. It surprised me, I had the whole, "It wont happen to me" mentality, but it did. Teen Mom & 16 & Pregnant exaggerate the whole thing...
    babylove13 babylove13 18-21, F 22 Responses May 5, 2012

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    Hey guys gonna get a little more serious

    than I usually do on ep. I am a teen mommy. No hate. No judging. Just me, my little family, and my kick *** rad little girl.
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F Nov 21

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    My goodness, the love I have

    for you is completely indescribable. You are my whole world and I promise to do everything in my power to be the best mommy you could ever ask for and give you the greatest life imaginable. Thank you for being the angel you are. You are absolutely perfect!
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F Oct 28

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    I can't believe people.

    . the John poster on the "I Teen Moms" group, is horrible ): I reported the post (1h ago); Please do the same!
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 and currently 18 weeks pregnant.

    The baby was planned although the father has chosen not to speak with me or be a dad.
    teenagebbw16 teenagebbw16 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 25

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    Hi every one just a little update i am

    now 8 months and 2 weeks and i have to say despite the weight gain and and um gasses it has been the best part of my life and i can not wait to have my little girl
    newmom9742 newmom9742 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I feel pressure you know

    where I'm 8 and a half months pregnant I think the twins are coming soon
    mommyof3soontobe5 mommyof3soontobe5 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I'm Chloe and I'm 16 & 6 weeks pregnant.

    . i live with my 20 year old boyfriend who earns enough to keep us going even when the baby is here.. When we found out we both cried, and my man told me he would be here for me and our precious baby.. We are both really exited and can't wait for our little one to arrive, scared...
    ProudTeenMummy2013 ProudTeenMummy2013 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Lol Just Something I Find Funny. :d

    A woman takes a lover home during the day, while her husband is at work. Unbeknownst to her, her 9 year old son was hiding in the closet. Her husband comes home unexpectedly, so she puts the lover in the closet with the little boy. The little boy says, "Dark in here." The man...
    MissJessicurr MissJessicurr 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    Fed Up!!!

    Okay so I'm fed up now. I've had people message me a few times claiming I'm fake and pretending to be a teen mom? I came to EP for guidance during my pregnancy when I felt like I had no one to talk to and to be around people who understood me. I know a few teen parents but no one...
    EsmeAndBumpsMommyXO EsmeAndBumpsMommyXO 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Im having my first child with someone

    who already have a child. He makes it seem to me that him and his child's mother don't speak at all but according to social networks that is a lie. I don't know if I should say something or just try to be understanding.
    BrokenGirl76 BrokenGirl76 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I feel like such a cliche,

    dysfunctional family, looking for love in all the wrong places bla bla bla. I had my daughter when I was 15, I'd had an abortion once before that and regretted it. My boyfriend at the time was 20 and to this day I'm still a little surprised he never got in trouble for statutory...
    downbythebay94 downbythebay94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 10

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    Hey, I'm Emily. I'm 18

    and a mommy to an absolutely life changing little girl who's 3. I'd do anything to have a few mommy friends, which is why I came on here. I think it's great seeing young moms meeting somewhere like here, and becoming good friends. So you should message me and we could talk more...
    emilymori08 emilymori08 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I kept looking at Dylan saying "this is our

    baby!" My mom and Dylan were both hysterical as well. After cleaning up a little, we let everyone back in to see our little angel. He was such a good baby from the very start. He even latched perfectly! After enjoying him and everyone's presence for about 2 hours, I got up to...
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F Oct 29

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    I'm actually quiet shocked to be posting this

    story on her so soon because my son is only 4 month old, he was born in July. But my family of 9 is expanding to a family of 10. So far my family includes, Me and my fiancé, my our children Bailey, Paison, Hadley, Arianna and Keegan and his two daughters, whom are soon to...
    AziahAndFamily AziahAndFamily 18-21, F Nov 4

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    Hi everyone, I am sort of new at this

    so I hope this goes right. well I am going to be a mom soon, I'm due in Fed. I very scared at don't know what to expect to come, But I hope all good. Also I am having a baby Girl her name is going to be Roxy. Also the biggest thing is well I'm 13 years old,So please don't be to...
    kiraj1 kiraj1 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 19

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    My name is Kaylee Rogers

    and I am 18 years old (May 4, 1995) and this is my story on how I became a mommy to two beautiful children and got engaged to my boyfriend of almost 3 years. (A little background on my life before I was a mommy) Before I became a mom, I was a rebellouse pre-teen and disobayed...
    kayleesofia kayleesofia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I always think when I'm alone what kind of

    response I would get if I shared my story, would I get hate, esp because I was the one who made the statistics seem more true? My mother was just 14 years old when she had my eldest sibling Josie. My mom was told one of her kids would be a teenage parent and after she had given...
    EmmaDex EmmaDex 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    im new to motherhood .

    its hard to type the things that i'm experiencing right now but in short terms its hell . moms a ***** and has not had a good thing to say about me since i found out , i'm 20 weeks an 5 days and very stressed and un happy trying to trust myself but it seems unreachable cant...
    callcrazyme45 callcrazyme45 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I am 18 years old with my first

    and only kid which is s baby boy i named ryder , figured i should give him something different lol hes 2 months old and i just love him to death. But i find myself asking where did my friends go 😁👀
    justiceee justiceee 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I am a teen mom of a beautiful 2 month old boy,

    Felix. October 2nd of this year, 6.37lbs. Not long after I turned 16. I had preeclampsia so I was induced at 37 weeks and when I first saw him I cried at how lovely he was. Now he's much bigger than he was, about 5 pounds bigger, and loves to 'talk', sit up, and be cuddled. I...
    Neverbackaway Neverbackaway 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Facebook What?

    Alrighty well I had a very long talk with my boyfriend/babydaddy into letting me have a Facebook! He wasn't really up for it but I told him it was going to be for teen mommy use only. Now if there are teen mommies on here with Facebook message me! (:
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Not a teen anymore ;)

    but I was a teen mom-do you ever really stop? Anyway, I had my son at 17, no regrets at all, he's my world. He's 6 now, and I think people believe I'm lying when I tell them how well behaved he is but I'm really not. I'm blessed in that regard. Dad and I aren't together anymore...
    HalesBells91 HalesBells91 22-25 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was a teen mom at 13.

    I had a boyfriend and we were stupid in having unprotected sex because I ended up with biracial twin boys. I have raised them to be great young adults. I do not and never will regret the experience in having sex with a black man. It was fantastic. It was very hard for me at...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    In honor of Beckham being born a week ago today,

    I decided I would finally share my labor story. As you all know, I went to L&D on Sunday thinking that was the day but got sent home. I was still having consistent contractions all through that day up until Tuesday night when they got a lot more intense. We went to L&D around 5...
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F Oct 29

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    Single Teen Mom

    I unintentionally became pregnant when I was 17, working a part time job, attending independent study so I could work flexible hours, and was not in a relationship with the Father. He was someone I hung out with at parties, or just to have fun with. It worked well because...
    angelleftodry angelleftodry 18-21 10 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    Today i was in the street walking with my babes

    in their stroller. And a woman look at me and told me : That's what happen when you are a ****. So i responded im not a ****. those babies save my life. And if i am regnant now again it was not wanted. But it happens. And i don't think that **** would go to church every sunday...
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    It really just amazes me how cruel people can

    be towards teen mother's.. **** happens, I used protection and still got pregnant. I mean really, some teen mother's take care of their kids better then some adults do.
    taylorpaige95 taylorpaige95 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Hi My Name Is Michelle ,

    And Am A Teen Mommy To Be in 4 Weeks . I Am 15 years old and I did go through a lot of hard times during my pregnancy , in my first trimester i had to get a lot of fluid in my system . Me And My Boyfriend have been together for 1 year and 5 months together , I am 8 months...
    AmarilisMichelle AmarilisMichelle 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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    Pregnant at 17...I knew I was pregnant

    but I chose to ignore my intuition for three months I did so until finally I took the pregnancy tests which were positive. Later to be confirmed through sonogram at 12 weeks 2 days my little fetus was only 2 in. long. Truthfully I considered abortion but only to satisfy the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23

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    19 And Five Kids...

    I don't know if I'm welcome here, I'm out of high school. My story is long and I hope someone reads it all. When I was 16 I thought I was in love and I wasn't. We had unprotected sex thinking nothing would happen, but I got pregnant after the first time. My little girl Cassidy...
    singlemommyto5 singlemommyto5 18-21, F 21 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    I am 18 and I have a kid.

    ...my boyfriend left me when I told him I was prego......I am raising our kid on my own and it is really hard....but my family is helping me...I love them sooo much!!!
    CountryPayton CountryPayton 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm 14 and I have a baby ,

    I got pregnant at 13 ...
    LostInLife555 LostInLife555 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Congrats to my little sister

    and Andrew to their new baby girl Natalia born 3/3/14 at 3:07pm weighing 5lb and 4.8 oz also congrats to new big brother Angel! Mom and baby are perfectly fine!
    YoungTeenMommy YoungTeenMommy 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm 17 with a 5 month old baby girl

    and her father is 21. Her father and I are together but we pretty much hate each other. He tells me he loves me but acts the complete opposite and he NEVER takes care of our daughter. We got in a huge fight last week and I tried to leave him, and the only time he acts like he...
    Teenmomma014 Teenmomma014 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I was 16 when I met him.

    I was 16 when he gave me his virginity. I was 16 when we planned to be together forever. I was 16 when we went on vacation with our friends. I was 16 when I had my first missed period. I was 16 when I had my first experience at morning sickness. I was 16 when I had my...
    jazzybelle1994 jazzybelle1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    15, Alone, & Pregnant...

    When I was 15, I got pregnant. It was the first time I had sex, just my luck. I cant say that I regret getting pregnant, because I will never say that my child is a mistake. I love her with all my heart, but it was hard. When my parents found out about it, I was kicked out of the...
    hellontheheart hellontheheart 18-21, F 26 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Love my sons ? my 3 year old

    and 5 month old (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    us that one of the medications they gave me

    during my surgery had side affects of uncontrollable vomiting and diarrhea (TMI, I know.) after those meds sank in, I was vomiting and dry heaving for over an hour. It was so exhausting. I couldn't even appreciate all the family that came from out of town to visit. I couldn't...
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F Oct 29

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    Stayed pregnant at 17 gave birth at 18,

    now my daughter is 3 years old :)
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Dec 4

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    I love this little boy

    so much! ❤️
    BayleeTeenMom BayleeTeenMom 16-17, F Oct 25

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    Pregnant At Sixteen.

    Teenage girls that get pregnant might as well walk around branded as a who re, immature, irresponsible, and incapable of being as good of a Mother as adult women. I know not all people think this way- but the vast majority look at us, and see something that they, and society, are...
    Karley Karley 16-17, F 45 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Regrets

    English is not my strongest language so bear with my poor use of English please ><I believe that people have different stories of their own and this is my own life story. I am currently 16 years old , reaching 17 in about a month or so , yes , and I already have a son that's...
    yiyib yiyib 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    I'm a teen mom of 3 and I'm pregnant with 4

    and 5 but me and my fiancé take care of his god daughter faith and little siblings James and bri. Were together and have been for almost three years. I got pregnant at 14 a month before I turned 15 with our twin boys cole and Daniel they were born July 11,2013 then I got...
    mommyof3soontobe5 mommyof3soontobe5 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    You Guys Are Making It Too Positive

    Is it actually all that wonderful? I think some of you guys are exagerating a little, teen pregnancy isn't fun? It's not a joke. If you are actually some 13 yr old thinking about it, DON'T DO IT. Teen pregnancy is scary, and it can wreak your life. Wait till your 26 and married...
    LillianrosexD LillianrosexD 16-17, F 26 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    I haven't wrote a story in a while

    so I thought I'd just do a little update. My daughter gets more and more beautiful everyday now and she's growing so fast. She just figured out how to roll herself over and she's growing in here first teeth! She likes sticking her tongue out too :) I've got a great guy in my...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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