Ovulation in 15 questions
Ovulation calculator
Pregnancy guide
>
>
>
Conception
When's the best time to have a baby?
Article in images

Teens

 

© BANANASTOCK LTD / Jupiterimages - Teens
© BANANASTOCK LTD / Jupiterimages
Many teenage girls consider that they have more energy and will be able to relate to their children better as they grow up, due to being closer in age.

Jo Middleton, 31 and a mother of two, said she wouldn’t have chosen to have had her first baby at 17 years old but sees the benefits now.

‘I am still young enough to remember what it was like being 14 myself so can empathise with my daughter,’ said Jo, a charity consultant who lives in Bridgwater. ‘We share interests, plus when she leaves home I'll still have plenty of time to do lots of exciting things with my life.’

‘There’s no great advantages for having a baby in your late teens,’ says Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Rami Atalla. ‘It’s more social than clinical, such as the maturity of the mother.’




  
  

Parenting Editor
22/01/2010
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Sexy and smart: Why we fancy these guys This Week's Emmerdale Spoilers
The best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!Next Week's Coronation Street Spoilers
Latest… 25/03/2017
Parenting News
Guides
Videos
Rochelle Humes Framed Her Newborn Baby's Umbilical Cord And People Are Equally Disgusted And Amazed
All Parenting news
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: The effects on your baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
Child immunisation - Dr Miriam Stoppard tells us what she thinks
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...