Surviving Teenage Motherhood: Myths and Realities
This book explores the experiences of pregnant teenagers, their partners, and midwives, from pregnancy realisation through the early years of motherhood. It examines changing attitudes to female sexuality and moral discourses on adolescent subjectivity especially as these pertain to teenage motherhood.
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Teenage Pregnancy Motherhood and Family Life
Introducing the Teenagers and their Significant Others
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