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US: Budget Cuts to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Create Concern
Mothering – August 28, 2017
The controversial cuts will continue to be a hot-topic. According to data from the CDC, teen pregnancy and childbirth cost taxpayers $9.4 billion in 2010. Teen pregnancies create increased health care and foster care costs, as well as increased incarceration rates among children of teen parents.