Teenage Pregnancy

  • UK: Mother forces adopted 14-year-old to get pregnant April 30, 2013

    London: A woman desperate for another child forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using syringes of donor sperm, a British judge said. In a ruling reported for the first time on Monday, High Court judge Peter Jackson said the mother had behaved in "a wicked and selfish way" that...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD March 18, 2013

    The new anti-rape Bill will be taken up by the Union Cabinet Monday evening after it failed to achieve consensus at two all-party meetings. Sources told CNN-IBN that the key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep...
  • Boy Brit dad takes DNA test to prove he's the papa February 18, 2009

    London: A DNA test will be performed to determine if a 13-year-old boy fathered a baby with his 15-year-old girlfriend, his spokesman said on Monday. The test comes after a tabloid newspaper reported that other teenage boys have come forward claiming to be the father of the newborn baby girl. Spokesperson Max...
  • Brit dad is 13, mum is 15 and politician outraged February 14, 2009

    London: A leading British politician reacted with outrage after a 13-year-old boy was found to have become a father after having a night's unprotected sex with a girl only two years his senior. Alfie Patten became a parent to Maisie Roxanne after his 15-year-old girlfriend Chantelle Steadman gave birth four days...
  • Britney splurges on nursery for preg teen sister March 16, 2008

    Washington: It seems that Britney Spears is leaving no stone unturned for giving pregnant sister Jamie-Lynn’s unborn child a grand welcome. According to reports, the troubled singer has commissioned the trendy Los Angeles baby boutique Petit Tresor to design an ocean-themed nursery for her sister in Kentwood, Louisiana. Britney has also ordered...
  • Masand's Verdict: Juno avoids cliches at every turn March 15, 2008

    Cast: Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman Direction: Jason Reitman Who'd have thought a film about an unplanned teenage pregnancy could be such fun, and honestly I can't think of a better word to describe this movie. It's the story of an independent-minded 16-year-old girl Juno, played by Ellen Page, who has...