Adolescent Parent Programs



  • Diploma Attainment Among Teen Mothers (PDF), Child Trends, 2010
  • School-Based Programs for Adolescent Parents and Their Young Children (PDF) CAPD, 1997
  • How to Keep Pregnant and Parenting Students from Dropping Out: A Primer for Schools (PDF) National Women’s Law Center, 2007

Subsequent Pregnancy

  • Another Chance: Preventing Additional Births to Teen Mothers (PDF), The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
  • Delaying Second Births Among Adolescent Mothers: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Home-Based Mentoring Program, Pediatrics, October 2006
  • Science & Success: Programs that Work to Prevent Subsequent Pregnancy among Adolescent Mothers, Advocates for Youth, 2009
  • Depression Raised Risk of Subsequent Pregnancies Among Black Teen Moms, March 2008

Health and Mental Health

  • Prenatal Care Among U.S. Teenagers, Journal of Adolescent Health, 2008
  • Reproductive Outcomes in Adolescents Who Had a Previous Birth or an Induced Abortion Compared to Adolescents’ First Pregnancies, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth January, 2008
  • An Adult Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse and Her Breastfeeding Experience: A Case Study, MCN American Journal Maternal Child Nursing, 2009

Child Development

  • Early Head Start and Teen Parent Families: Partnership for Success (PDF), Center for Law and Social Policy, 2005

Father Involvement

  • Adolescent Fathers’ Parenting Stress, Social Support, and Involvement with Infants, Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2007
  • Unmarried Father Involvement, Minnesota Fathers & Families Network, 2009

Foster Care Youth

  • Preventing Pregnancy among Youth in Foster Care: Remarks for Congressional Roundtable, Chapin Hall, 2009
  • Pregnant and Parenting Foster Youth: Their Needs, Their Experiences, Chapin Hall, 2009

Intervention Programs

  • The Palm Beach County Family Study: Supporting Low Income Parents of Young Children, Chapin Hall, 2009
  • What Works For Home Visiting Programs: Lessons From Experimental Evaluations Of Programs And Interventions (PDF), Child Trends, 2010

Economic Success

  • MFIP Longitudinal Study: Special Report on Teen Mothers, Minnesota Department of Human Services, 2003


  • By The Numbers: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing (PDF), National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 2006
  • Estimated Percentage of Females Who Will Become Teen Mothers: Differences Across States (PDF), Child Trends, 2009
  • Long-Term Consequences For Teens With Older Sexual Partners (PDF), Child Trends, 2008
  • Teen Parents and Abstinence Education Research Findings: 2003 (research abstracts), CLASP, 2003