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Pregnant, Parenting, and Sexually Active Teens

Pregnant, Parenting, & Sexually Active Teens

  • Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. The organization believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide accurate and current information about sexual health, including sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health, healthy pregnancy, HIV/AIDS prevention, sexual violence prevention, and health information for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
  • The Department of Public Instruction provides information on Instruction and Services for School Age Parents in a frequently asked question format and an annotated list of Wisconsin Resources for Teen Parents with electronic links.
  • The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy seeks to improve the well-being of children, youth, families, and the nation by preventing unplanned and teen pregnancy.
  • Reporting Requirements for Sexually Active Adolescents outlines the ages and circumstances under which Wisconsin minors who are sexually active must be reported under Chapter 48 of the Wisconsin statutes. Wisconsin Attorney General opinions and statutory references are included.
  • The mission of Safe Place for Newborns is to save the lives of newborn children by preventing the abandonment of newborn children, thus helping to preserve the health and future of their mothers.
  • The Wisconsin Adoption Information Center is a state funded service providing information about adoption to adolescents and adults experiencing unplanned pregnancies, birthfathers, prospective adoptive parents, professionals, and the general public.
  • The Wisconsin Family Planning Reproductive Health Program works to provide safe and effective contraceptive services to enable women and couples to achieve their family planning goals.
For questions about this information, contact Julie Incitti (608) 266-0963