Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy and Improving Preparation for Parenthood for Care-Experienced Young People

It is now widely acknowledged that care-experienced children and young people are at increased risk of poor life outcomes when compared to peers who have not spent time in a care setting. They are also at heightened risk of teenage pregnancy, which significantly increases the likelihood that these disadvantages will be transferred to the next generation.

The latter issue is the subject of this research review, which aims to establish the scope and quality of published literature on the topics of pregnancy and parenthood for this population of young people, including evaluative evidence from intervention studies.

You can read the full report by downloading it from the page here. 

Author Dr Debbie Fallon & Professor Karen Broadhurst of the Universities of Manchester and Lancaster on behalf of Coram.
Publication Date Wednesday 17th February 2016

📄 Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy and Improving Preparation for Parenthood for Care-Experienced Young People