Teen Pregnancy

Most Parents Support the New Sex Ed Curriculum - With Good Reason

Marika Morris | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Living
Marika Morris

The misinformation about the new curriculum rivals the inaccuracies kids get about sex from their friends and our culture. Some parents are convinced that their kids will be asked to touch themselves at school. The actual curriculum stresses respecting yourself and respecting others. If you oppose it, fine. At least know what you are opposing. Parents are entitled to pass on their religious or moral beliefs to their kids, but they are not entitled to pass on their religious or moral beliefs to my child. By trying to force the Ontario government to yank the evidence-based, updated portions of the health curriculum for all Ontario kids, they are trying to prevent the majority who support this initiative from benefiting from it. And that's wrong.

Teen Pregnancies Make Huge Jump In This Province

CBC | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living

New numbers on teen pregnancy rates in New Brunswick show the province had the biggest jump in the number of pregnancies between 2006 and 2010. ...

New Study On Free Birth Control Shows Drastic Change In Abortions, Teen Birth Rate

CP | Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births, a large study concludes. The findings were eagerly antic...

Gaining Weight Could Mean A Bigger Baby, Mothers Warned

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - If an expectant mother hopes to limit her chances of giving birth to an abnormally large baby, new research suggests her wisest course of ac...

Explanation For Peak In Teen Pregnancies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - Parents may want to recap discussions of the birds and the bees with their high school students prior to spring break in light of new...