This discussion board is part of your simulated clinical assignment: Family as Client: Public Health Clinic.

Molly, a young woman observed in the virtual experience, is an example of a pregnant teenager who would benefit from external sources of support during her pregnancy. There are many teenagers in her situation.

Identify the teen pregnancy rates in your community/region (note that pregnancy rates are reported per 1,000). Compare and contrast with rates from the state and national level. Identify one reputable online resource that could be recommended for pregnant teenagers like Molly. Identify and describe a community resource near you that would help to meet the needs to pregnant teenagers. Use the website for suggestions.