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I Am a Teenage Mom

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    Growing Up In the Course of 9 Months...

    I know that many people discriminate or look down on teenage moms and I hope to bring more understanding to people in our situation. I was with my bf on and off for about 2 years when I found out I was pregnant. To explain how this came about. I'll have to be a little graphic. We...
    facedwithdefeat facedwithdefeat 16-17 3 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    My Babygirl Cecila Franklin

    I found out I was pregnant at the age of 14. Terrible I know. So, like usual the father left me after he found out I was pregnant. I had my daughter at 15 and she weighed a good heavy 10 pounds and 6 ounces. She is two now. I am seventeen. I live with my uncle. I love my daughter...
    xBeautyHiddenInsidex xBeautyHiddenInsidex 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Pregnant At 15

    well it all started freshman year in high school.i was 14 and had just moved to a new town and new school.by my second trimester i met this really nice guy "Geo".we started dating on Halloween of 2006. that following July him and i went to Idaho to visit my mom for a...
    proudmommyofaboy proudmommyofaboy 16-17 5 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Proud Mommy!

    I've been on this site for a while now and used to post about my beautiful daughter all the time, then I started getting people saying I was a **** and blah blah blah all this crap when they didn't know anything about me other then the fact that I'm 18 and have a kid. I took...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4, 2008

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    I had my 1 child at 15 with my

    now husband 23 now lol I'm 18 and my wife had her daughter the same year as me she was 16 she has another baby with my husband he's 6 months I love him so much I'm a stay at home mom 18 She's works retail 19 He's a nurse 23 I'm glad it all worked out
    prettypolyprincess prettypolyprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I am a teenage mother

    and still in school
    littleeone18 littleeone18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    The One Who Thought It Would Never Happen~

    i am a teenage soon to be mom. hi my name is brittney, i am a 16 year old girl. i live in a small town, i have always been sexually active, but i never once thought i could get pregnant, and moved to another small town where i met this amazing guy. his name is corey, at first it...
    brittney11 brittney11 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    I Am.

    this group was kind of the reason why i signed up. i live in the netherlands and altough teen pregnancy is accepted i wanted to read and talk about it with other people who understand. i got pregnant at 18 years old and right now i'm 19 and still live at my parents home with my...
    sunshine1988 sunshine1988 19-21, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2008

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    Teen Mom, Father Of Baby In Jail

    My name is Gabrielle, and my daughter is Myabelle and she is month old. I am 18 years old. early in my pregnancy, her father left with out telling me. two weeks ago I fount out he is in jail. i don't know how to handle it, it scares me, he want to be there for her but I don't...
    mommylovesbaby mommylovesbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    My Story

    I got pregnant at 16, and I was absolutely terrified. I didn't want to disappoint my dad or brothers who had worked so hard to take care of me, plus I didn't want to even think that my boyfriend would leave when he found out I got pregnant. He was from Sweden, where teen...
    JanessaWK JanessaWK 18-21 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Pregnant At 16

    When I was 14 I met "Joe".  He was 17 and I guess what you would consider a "bad boy".  I thought he was amazing.  And since I was always considered a "good girl" just being associated with him excited me.  We started dating a few...
    jordaniel jordaniel 21-25, F 93 Responses Dec 4, 2006

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    Making Lemonade

    I found out I was pregnant shortly after I graduated high school. My boyfriend at the time did the honorable thing and asked me to marry him. We had been together for 4 years. I was young and scared, but did not want to get married for a baby. I said no. God love him, he had to...
    PraiseHimInThisStorm PraiseHimInThisStorm 26-30 4 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Youtube Vlogger!

    Heey check out my YouTube about being a teen mom/teen parenting! http://www.youtube.com/user/TeenMamatoDallas Also! If you want to become a part of the Young Moms YOUnite project you can like their Facebook page and subscribe to their YouTube channel here! (: https://www.facebook...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Jul 19, 2013

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    16 And Pregnant

    Hi, My name is Amanda & I am 23 weeks pregnant with a little girl named Robyn Marie. I got pregnant when I was 15, & found out about it when I was 6 weeks along. I was so soooo scared when I found out about it. My dad kicked me out for a couple of days when I told him. He...
    AmandaLanae21 AmandaLanae21 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    Don't Regret Anything

    I am Peyton. I am 16 years old. I play in the school band. My best friends names are Kaylie, and Madison. I live with both my happily married parents, and my sister younger sister Melissa. I was never the girl to go out and party or anything. I was always known as the "good girl...
    peytonxoxo peytonxoxo 16-17 Jul 21, 2011

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    And I Lived To Tell About It

    i just read an infuriating confession by a witless child who who denounced teenage mothers as "******* crack ******" and "drop out *****". it shouldn't bother me because she's obviously immature and far from wise to the ways of the world. but it really got under my skin for some...
    WoobieTuesday WoobieTuesday 36-40, F 32 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    Pregnant At 14

    I was 14 when I found out I was pregnant. To be honest I was promiscuous. I had lost my virginity when I was 11 to my best friends brother who was 16. I had practiced doing stripping for boys from my class prior to me loosing my virginity. I think I did it for the attention.( I...
    jellybeaniee jellybeaniee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    Q&A!

    Alright so as you know I've been a lot busy these past days, with Braiden sick and with all Leah check-ups so I receved a lot of questions from a lot of you and I finally decided (and had the time) to answer to some of them and make them pubblic. Why? Because in this way Ican...
    BraidensMama18 BraidensMama18 18-21, F Sep 17, 2013

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    I have experienced a lot of things in life at

    14 I was shot 2times by a guy doing a drive by. I had to get rods and screws in my leg and I couldn't walk for about 7months. When I was 15 my dad died and I was very shocked because my daddy was my bestfriend he raised me and was always there for me when I needed him. Now iam...
    indyyindia indyyindia 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Geeze, people weren't kidding

    when they said this was going to be hard. I'm 19 and currently 15, almost 16 weeks along if my calculations are correct. I haven't contacted my doctor yet because I've been tossing around ideas in my head of what would be the best thing to do for myself, my family, and the...
    ebsa95 ebsa95 18-21 1 Response Feb 21

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    My daughters almost 8 months

    and teething hardcore... Im still in high school. She's waking up 6 7 and 8 times in one night and I'm going to school with close to no sleep... At first I was thinking "being a single mom at 18 isn't so hard, even with school" now I'm thinking "how am I even managing to get out...
    littleeone18 littleeone18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    16andpregnant

    I am now 33 but I was 16 and pregnant. I still cant believe that they made my life a show! LOL. I was 16 and had a daughter, I was 18 and had a son , I was 23 and had a son I was 24 and had a daughter and finally I was 27 and had a son. SO yep I have 5 kids and yep I'm done...
    momofkjjkj momofkjjkj 31-35 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    Not Literally Speaking (True Story)

    In some terms i am a teen mom but in others i am not, i didn't give birth to my babies but they are my sisters and brother. We live in a childrens home and i have to look after them. My babies are my 2 sisters and my brother. My brother is 10 he has learning disability's, he...
    teenmommy14 teenmommy14 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    From A Teen Mom To A Teen Girl. ELE

    hey my name is Ciara & i was 14 almost 15 when i found out i was pregnant (i am now almost 18 and my son is 2 years old so i survived haha) My advice to any teen mom or soon to be teen mother....STAY IN SCHOOL!!! that is number one! even though it is hard being in school and...
    babymama16 babymama16 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    My name is Ashley, I am 17,

    a mother of two boys and engaged to their father Jake. Come check out our adventures at: http://theloewensbook.blogspot.ca/ Thanks (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    I'm A Teen Mom Of Twins.

    I was a junior in high school when I broke up with my boyfriend of two years, Jason for being unfaithful to me. It was a messy break-up and I wasn't even close to the same after, I went through a lot of depression after because he was my first love and the person I lost my...
    leahxmarie1020 leahxmarie1020 18-21 8 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    15 Years Old And Pregnant

    15 (now 16) and pregnant in my sophmore year of highschool. Life's pretty hard, and my baby daddy left me alone.
    janaie janaie 16-17, F 8 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I'm 19 with a 2 year old daughter

    and a boy on the way.
    isaberry isaberry 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    18 Yr Old Mommy

    I never thought I'd end up becoming pregnant my Senior year of High School. I heard about it hapening to other girls, but not me, that would never happen. Well it actually did happen. I was 17 years old and had been with my boyfriend only a few months. I was only about 2 months...
    Christena911 Christena911 16-18, F 7 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    Welcome to the world,

    my beautiful daughter Aubryn Anita Elise!!!
    TeenMamaRoo TeenMamaRoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    14 & Pregnant!

    Watch my story! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcyJsl_TXMA I will be posting new videos soon! (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Guess when my (second) baby will be born!

    (: Due date is July 21, 2014. http://www.expectnet.com/games/BabyRyker
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Im a teen mom...im a mommy to angel babies.

    ..ive had 3 beautiful baby girls I miscarried and I lost my premature baby girl at only a few hours old...I yearn to be a mommy. ..im raising my siblings and I love it but I want my own babies its so hard...
    blondiebieber17 blondiebieber17 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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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 Jan 2

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    Positive!

    I tested yesterday and got a faint positive! I was 13 dpo and tested with a dollar tree test. My period was due today, but no sign of it (: I will be testing again tomorrow morning! Baby #2! <3
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Nov 15, 2013

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    Double the Trouble

     My freshmen year in high school I met the boy of my dream! Not long after we started dating. When I was 14 and a sophomore and he was 16 and a Jr we found out I was pregnant. We couldn't believe it. We thought our lives were over. We first told his parents then mine. I grew...
    linzpotts linzpotts 22-25 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Not Enough Time...

    So i am 19 years old and i have a 15 month  old daughter. I am engaged to her father and we've been together for 2 years and three months..that's right i got pregnant after only 3 months of dating..it wasnt easy when i found out i was pregnant and i was very ashamed of...
    mybabybelle mybabybelle 19-21, F 7 Responses May 22, 2007

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    I Never Thought It Would Happen

    I had been with my boyfriend for a year. I found out i was pregnant when i was 16, which is my junior year. My mom didn't really care for him, but what mom likes their daughter;s boyfriend. I told ronie(my boyfriend) nad  he didn't take it hard at all. Telling our...
    babyice8907 babyice8907 16-18, F 9 Responses Dec 18, 2006

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    Mother Of Twin Girls

    I'm Malaya Im 17 and I am a Proud teen mom. Yesterday at 12:00am Irish Time I gave birth to my beautiful twin girls Lily and Isla. Everybody keeps telling me I'm a **** I should of got rid of my girl but You know what I say Get over it I'm happy to be a mother and I will look...
    MalayaHope MalayaHope 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    Everything Was Going Great....

    I feel so foolish to have to do something like this. No offence. Dont you hate it when people say that? They basically insult you to your face and then say 'no offence' like its not a big deal and they should not have to apoligize. Anyways, I am 17 years old. I am married, and I...
    JustJami JustJami 18-21, F Nov 27, 2013

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    14 and Becoming a Mommy

    well it all started when i got with this guy which i really didnt want to be with but i was like whatever i should atleast give him a chance.. we werent serious i mean we did stuff but it was all just a game and it i didnt want to fall in love with him because i knew what kind of...
    shabooty shabooty 16-18 6 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    My first time was when I was 13.

    I was dating my boyfriend at the time for 1 year and 4 months when we decided to have s-ex. My first time was sort of planned. It was a Friday afternoon and my family went to the movies and since I didn't want to watch the movie, I stayed home. My boyfriend's parents were also...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Being A Teen Mom

    When I was 14 I met Ronnie, we were having sex all the..About 6mo in to it I didn't feel right, so I took a test and sure enough I was having a baby. I was so scared. I didn't know what to do, I didn't want to tell my mom until I knew for sure. i made a doc apt and went in...
    barbergirl barbergirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2010

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    No One Knew I Was Pregnant.

    June 2008 I found out I was pregnant. I had just turned 19.  My boyfriend of almost two years at the time was completely disgusted with me when I told him. His exact words to me were "Ugh, I'm going to puke." he broke up with me shortly after that. I considered...
    021609gtf 021609gtf 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    What To Expect When Your Unexpecting

    Like probably most of the girls in my situation, I always knew I'd be a mom, it just never occurred that it would happen this early. I got pregnant when I was 18. I had already graduated high school and I did have a pretty decent job. So technically an adult, I know a lot of you...
    proudmamma17 proudmamma17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    So I'm new to EP and in my first post I'm gonna

    tell you a little about myself well I'm a teen mom yea a lot of people when they see me with my baby they judge me for being so young and having my baby but I don't care cause she's what keeps. Me strong I'm a single mom but because my baby's dad got killed he got shot and it...
    adry39 adry39 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 23

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    I am 18 years old and I have a 2 year old son.

    He obviously wasn't planned, but even so I love him with every ounce of my soul. He is the reason why I stopped many harmful habits that I had developed as a pre-teen. He is the reason that I accepted responsibility for my actions and vowed to give him a better childhood than...
    Micaysopinion Micaysopinion 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When i was 14, I met my boyfriend,

    he was 17. We didn't see each other til a month later, we started hanging out it was like love, i was happy. We were so in love it took us three months to see each other parents, which is kinda crazy. I found out i was pregnant when i was 16 after being together for a year and a...
    sonyaRae sonyaRae 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Hey!

    Heyyy this amazing momma just had her second child: Leah! Go and add Megan to your circle, her username is BraidensMama18 :)
    MommyandLilia MommyandLilia 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    My Unplanned Teen Pregnancy

    I found out that I was pregnant October 31, 2009. I was so scared I cried an cried. I had gotten up an hour before everyone else so that nobody would know that I was taking a pregnancy test. The first 2 people I told were my boyfriend and my best friend. I...
    AidensMommy09 AidensMommy09 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Hi I am Jan I am 16 and 5 weeks pregnant and so happy. I live with my 19 year old boyfriend and quit school. I don't need school or an education to be a stay at home mom. My sister...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Hi I am Jan I am 15 and trying to get pregnant. My 17 year old sister lives with her boyfriend has a 2 year old son and is pregnant again.She quit school when she got pregnant and...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I am Jan I am 16 and 5 weeks pregnant and so happy. I live with my 19 year old boyfriend we are getting married in November. I quit school. My boyfriend makes good money and I want...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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