Being a parent is very demanding and can be hard. The difficulties that come with an unplanned pregnancy in teens can have a profound effect on their life. Their physical, social, mental, and emotional health will all be affected by a sudden change in the course of their life. Teens impacted with an unplanned pregnancy will have to give up many things in order to be a parent. In addition, they will have to take on many more responsibilities that accompany pregnancy and parenthood. All in all, having an unplanned pregnancy and becoming a parent introduce many new responsibilities and difficulties.
First off, an unplanned pregnancy has physical effects on a teen. The abdominal area will enlarge and in effect, there will be weight gain. This causes teens to buy totally new wardrobes. In addition there are effects that aren’t as visual. Pregnant women may experience exhaustion and weariness. Furthermore, a change in appetite may be experienced.
Also, changes in social behavior can be expected to accompany unplanned pregnancy. One can be expected to be more occupied with caring for a child than spending time with friends. For some people, this can be very difficult due to the difficultness of prioritizing time.
As well as physical and social health, mental health is greatly affected by an unplanned pregnancy. In fact mental health can be greatly influenced by physical and social health and interactions. Exhaustion and weariness cause fatigue and can mentally wear you down. In addition, a lack of social interaction can cause isolation from society. The troubles and impasses that come with unplanned pregnancy can make a person depressed.
Furthermore emotional health is also greatly affected by unplanned pregnancy. Emotions that accompany pregnancy may include irritability, depression, joy, and many others. In addition, women tend to have mood swings. Mood swings can be very difficult to cope with,...