Chapter 10 Planning for Children. Do You Want to Have Children?. Pronatalism : attitude encouraging childbearing Family, friends, and religions encourage childbearing. Hispanics have the highest fertility rate of any racial or ethnic category. The tax structure supports parenthood.
Teens have babies for a variety of reasons including limited parental supervision, not understanding the importance of contraception, and wanting someone to love.
Problems associated with teenage motherhood:
Infertility: the inability to achieve a pregnancy after at least one year of regular sexual relations without birth control, or the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth
Assisted reproductive technology includes: