Gouws, Kruger and Burger are of the view that educators must be prepared and capable of offering emotional support to pregnant teenagers. The outcome of the pilot test led to the modification of two questions. Virtually all studies confirm that this is a dramatic historical change, particularly for young women.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the NRC they generally do not. The Rand study found that among young high-ability, affluent black women from homes with two parents, only about one in a hundred become single, teenage mothers. Girls with clear educational goals who are doing well in school are more likely to use contraception. Delaying such births markedly reduces such public outlays.