Problems Associated With Teen Pregnancy

Written by Charlene J. Nuble

Pregnancy is one ofrepparttar pivotal moments of a woman's life but not when you’re young with a bright future ahead. Teen pregnancy is one ofrepparttar 137355 most difficult experiences any young woman can go through. The stress of pregnancy, revelation of pregnancy to parents, and moving on despiterepparttar 137356 shame and worry can be nerve-racking. Indeed pregnancy especially during teenhood will never be easy.

According to studies, teenage pregnancies inrepparttar 137357 United States have decreased steadily overrepparttar 137358 years. In 1991, there were 60 out of 1000 young women who gave birth and in 1998, 51 out of 1000 gave birth. This decrease may be due torepparttar 137359 effective use of birth control and decreased sexual activity among teens.

Yet teen pregnancy rates remain high. According to Women’s Health Channel, inrepparttar 137360 United States alone, approximately 1 million teenage girls experience pregnancy every year. At least 5% of young girls give birth and in 1997, at least 13% ofrepparttar 137361 births inrepparttar 137362 US are of teenage girls. ?? Health risks torepparttar 137363 baby and children out of teen pregnancy are more likely to experience health, social, and emotional problems. An increased risk for complications such as premature labor in teen pregnancy and socioeconomic consequences are present.

But there are more serious problems forrepparttar 137364 teenage mothers-to-be thanrepparttar 137365 statistics and howrepparttar 137366 world views them either negatively or positively. Bothrepparttar 137367 baby andrepparttar 137368 mother are at risk in major areas of life such as school failure, poverty, and physical or mental illness.

Hestia the Goddess Of Hospitiality

Written by Judi Singleton

Hestia, inrepparttar high dwellings of all, both deathless gods and men who walk on earth, you have gained an everlasting abode and highest honor: glorious is your portion and your right. For without you mortals hold no banquet, - where one does not duly pour sweet wine in offering to Hestia both first and last. ~Homeric Hymn to Hestia~

Hestia wasrepparttar 137346 first and last born to Cronos. She wasrepparttar 137347 first child born to Cronos and Rhea. Because of a prophesy that one of his children would grow up to usurp his throne Crono swallowed her and her andrepparttar 137348 brother and sisters that were born after her. Later duringrepparttar 137349 birth of Zues Rhea was grieving for her children so she tricked Cronos into swallowing a rock that he thought was an infant. He regurgitated allrepparttar 137350 infants and Hestia first swallowed last regurgitated so it is said she isrepparttar 137351 first and last born. Hestia, was a virgin Goddess, she swore a oath that she would never marry. But unlike some ofrepparttar 137352 other virgin goddesses she did not have wild adventures. She lovedrepparttar 137353 home andrepparttar 137354 hearth. Hestia wasrepparttar 137355 hearth keeper. Her job was to literally keeprepparttar 137356 home fires burning. This task or ritual symbolisedrepparttar 137357 nurturing and continuity of a spiritual force withinrepparttar 137358 home.

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