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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Pregnant young age


REPORT pregnant teenagers and abandonment associated with the misconduct, is too often displayed media. Wrong if any of you who think it is just an isolated case because it can happen to them in the city and even in far-flung villages.
Not only in Malaysia but also worldwide statistics show that nearly 80 million of the 210 million pregnancies are unplanned pregnancies.
A sharp increase in extra-marital pregnancies among teenagers is not just social crisis but also affect the economy. The proof, in the United States, pregnant at a young age crisis result in a loss of RM21.3 billion in terms of return on the taxpayer incurred it includes expenditure in terms of public assistance, healthcare management, family and criminal legal systems. In Malaysia as a developing country, we can not bear the adverse impact of pregnancy in teens. The problem of school dropout, unmarried and likely to get on welfare compared to reference peers. Illegitimate children were not spared experiencing problems due to the low level of health, cognitive development is slower and more serious behavior problems than their peers. Founder and Executive Chairman-cum-Senior Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology, PrimaNora Medical Centre, Dr Nor Ashikin Mokhtar, said , increase the number of teenage pregnancy is due to more people having sex at a young age. "survey in 1994 and 1996 by the National Population and Family Development (LPPKN), showed 24 percent of teens aged 13 to 19 years ever had sex. Most noticeable is the peer pressure to persuade them to perform sexual activities, "he said at the launch of 'Yes, I Can,' recently. The campaign organized by the Asia-Pacific Contraceptives (APCOC), Obstetrics and Gynaecology Association of Malaysia (OGSM) Reproductive Health and the Federation of Malaysia (FRHAM) in cooperation with the pharmaceutical company Bayer Schering Pharma Malaysia. It aims to tackle the problem of unplanned pregnancies and abandoned babies through awareness and education can be obtained through the website According to Dr Nor Ashikin, what is to be regretted, given the normal reaction is' everyone's doing it. " Obviously insistence to have sex is around them that influence school friend, more than 20,000 sexual scenes on television, including ads, drama series and entertainment programs. Music is also indirectly stimulates the human sexual act activating melatonin, the hormone of the pineal gland in the brain. It is activated by darkness and turned off the lights and the same glands that are programmed to trigger the changes of puberty and affects the reproductive cycle and sexual desire of man. According to Dr Nor Ashikin, lack of knowledge of contraception lead to perceptions of society towards sex education is still a taboos and no way to manage the pregnancy resulted in many newborns, discarded. "Surprisingly, most of the attacking efforts to introduce sex education in the country, just hold on to the notion that knowledge is harmful. Instead the study proves the ignorance and curiosity that is not resolved, it is harmful, not knowledge.


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