“I’m 17, engaged, and would like to start my own family. Are there any family planning programs out there for teens like me?”
Today, most all health care providers offer preconception care. These appointments are look at the overall health of women and try to correct any health problems before she gets pregnant. For example, if she is underweight or overweight, diet counseling might begin to help her get to her best weight before getting
You don’t say how old your fiancé is or if you are in a financial position to begin a family but these factors need to be considered also. Parenthood can be joyful but is not without stress. Teen parents need a strong support system to help them be successful in those early years.