Search Resources (English): Adolescent mothers

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Challenges and choices: keeping teenage mothers in school  
http://www.meq.gouv.qc.ca/cond-fem/pdf/nourris-a.pdf
Points out the correlation between dropping out of school, early pregnancy, and poverty. Argues that teen mothers who lack support from parents, educators, and health and social services personnel end up uneducated, poor, isolated, and dependent. Offers examples of various initiatives taken in schools. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/TeenPregnancy_e.pdf
Explores issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/TeenPregnancy_i.pdf
Explores, in Inuktitut, issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities: issues and perspectives: summary (Inuktitut)  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/pauktuutit/TeenPregnancySummary_i.pdf
Briefly explores, in Inuktitut, issues surrounding teenage pregnancy in Inuit communities and presents the views of Inuit women and youth on adolescent pregnancy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women at the margins: neglect, punishment, and resistance
Addresses the barriers that isolate marginalized women from the mainstream, strip them from citizenship and render them expendable.
Published: 2002
The Young Mothers Project: prevention of otitis media through breastfeeding and second-hand smoke abatement  
http://www.coespecialneeds.ca/PDF/youngmothers.pdf
Reports on interventions that encouraged young women to choose to breastfeed as long as possible, to reduce the prevalence of chornic otitis media, and attempt to reduce their babies' exposure to second-hand smoke. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment program on adolescent mothers' self-perceptions  
http://www.fncfcs.com/pubs/vol1num1/Bent_et_al_pp83-100.pdf
Explores the effects of an Aboriginal cultural enrichment initiative on the self-concept of ten pregnant or parenting adolescent women. (See Details)
Published: 2004