Unplanned Pregnancy's Effects on Mothers and Children (FAR5124/FM1050)

pregnancy test stick shows positive“Nearly half of all pregnancies in the US today are unplanned. Though this surprise can be a wonderful one, it can also be a difficult adjustment. Indeed, some studies connect unplanned pregnancies with higher levels of stress and depression in mothers in the early months. But could the aftereffects of an unintended pregnancy linger even longer? …”
This 2-page Family Album Radio transcript was written by Carol Church, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, February 2013.