Morelia, Michoacan. – 25 thousand 541 teenage mothers aged 15 to 19 and celebrate “Mother’s Day” with their children, in the same way as others 600 girls between the ages of 12 and 14, In the state of Michoacán, 26,141 girls and teens who are mothers have at least one child.
There are figures in child and teen pregnancy in the state that are rarely visible, but today the National Institute for Statistics, Geography and Informatics (INEGI) revealed that Michoacan has a Lakh 311 thousand 429 mothers, after 12 yearsWith at least one live birth of a child, as per population and housing data for the year 2020.
In October 2021, Michoacan Governor Alfredo Ramírez Bedolá launched a campaign to prevent teen pregnancy, there it was reported that 40 percent pregnant women in the state are in the age group of 15 to 19 years and during the year 2020, 358 girls were born in the age group of 10 to 14 years.
In Michoacán, INEGI has some records of the number of girls. 12 and 14 years oldindicating that 223 have at least one child, 42 have two, 20 and K have 3 surviving children and 6 girls are already mothers of 4 minors,
Among girls aged 15 to 19 who are mothers, 21 thousand 424 have only one child3 thousand 182 already have two, 284 raised three children, But there are teens with 4, 5 and even 6 kids.,
A report by the Michoacán government on pregnancy among women aged 15 to 19 in the year 2020 revealed that the state is occupied. 5th place at the federal levelJust below the states of Nayarit, Campeche, Coahuila and Chiapas.
In a bulletin issued by the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in September 2021, it was told that Mexico ranks first in teen pregnancy worldwideWhere it gives details that there are 77 births per thousand adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19.
in our country, 23 percent of teens start their sex life between the ages of 12 and 19, In addition, there is a tendency to do so at an earlier age, and this has to do with the social networks that young people reach, where there is a large amount of false information, and the type of education they receive in or with schools. We do. Aline García Cortés, on behalf of the Faculty of Medicine (FM), warned that her close and not necessarily appropriate.
97 percent of those starting a sex life know at least one contraceptive method; However, more than half Didn’t use any in your first intercourse, Thus, there are approximately 340,000 births each year among women under the age of 19.