Segments in this Video

Unplanned Pregnancy (00:41)


Every year in the UK, around 40,000 teenage girls become pregnant. We see an outline of the chapters discussed in this film.

Implications and Options (02:25)

A young man learns that his girlfriend is pregnant. An expert discusses different pregnancy tests and options for an unplanned pregnancy. Includes chapter summary.

Keeping the Baby (04:45)

A young girl and her boyfriend consider keeping the baby. An expert discusses seeking advice for an unplanned pregnancy and provides suggestions. Young mothers share their decisions to keep their babies.

Keeping the Baby: Support and Career (02:56)

An expert discusses the importance of a support network. Young women share their stories about getting an education and supporting their babies. Includes chapter summary.

Adoption (03:12)

Sophie Slingsby discusses ways to learn more about adoption and involving the young parents in the adoption process. The agency waits six weeks after the birth of the baby before making the adoption formal. Includes chapter summary.

Voluntary Termination (Abortion) (03:49)

Marie Stopes International helps women with advice and safe abortion procedures. On average, 1 in 3 women in the UK will have an abortion. She explains two abortion procedures and reflects on abortion consequences. A teen shares her experience.

Voluntary Termination (Abortion): After the Procedure (03:05)

We see things to consider when having an abortion. An expert discusses the possible feelings a woman may have after an abortion. An expert discusses confidentiality involved with abortion procedures. Includes chapter summary.

Contraception (04:27)

Experts the places young people can go to receive contraception. We see a contraception consultation and the choices of contraception available, including emergency contraception. Condoms can prevent pregnancies and STD/STIs, including Chlamydia. Includes chapter summary.

Conclusion (00:17)

An unplanned pregnancy is a life changing event. Seek advice before making the right decision for you.

Credits: Unplanned Pregnancies: The Choices (00:40)

Credits: Unplanned Pregnancies: The Choices

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This sensitive and informative program uses dramatizations of real-life situations to explore the choices available to young people faced with an unplanned pregnancy. While some references pertain to U.K. citizens only, the video provides a useful overview as a teen couple evaluates the options and implications of keeping the baby, adoption, and voluntary termination. Interviews with health care and education professionals, parents, and young people who have experienced an unplanned pregnancy are interspersed throughout. Information about contraception is also provided. Produced in Australia. A viewable/printable worksheet is available online. (27 minutes)

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL49957

ISBN: 978-1-61753-474-4

Copyright date: ©2010

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