Risk Factors and Guidelines for Prevention of Repeated Teenage Pregnancy

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สุภาพร มะรังษี



          Repeated teenage pregnancy could have negative impacts on physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as economic and society. This reviews literatures introduce about risk factors of repeated teenage pregnancy, including, internal and external factors, intention and unintention of repeated pregnancy, and guidelines to prevent repeated teenage pregnancy. This article would be of importance for further studies in the related filed.


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