publication . Article . 2014

Life Brought at a Tender Age: The Lived Experiences of Filipino Teenage Pregnant Women

CRISTOPHER R. PARUNGAO; LOWELL P. BAUTISTA; ROSLYN MARIANO; VILMA M. BONIFACIO; MARJORIE V. AGUINALDO;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014 Journal: Asia Pacific Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (issn: 2350-7756, eissn: 2350-8442, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Lyceum of the Philippines University, Batangas
Abstract
Unintended teenage pregnancy is an ever-present issue in developing countries such as the Philippines. The impact of teenage pregnancy affects the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well being of the adolescents. Teen pregnancies carry extra health risks to both the mother and the baby. Nurses play a crucial role in supporting young people as trusted practitioners in a range of settings. This study aimed to explore the lived experiences of the teenage pregnant women. Six adolescent female aged 12-19 years old who were pregnant with their first child agreed to participate. A qualitative inquiry, specifically Husserlian descriptive phenomenology was employ...
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free text keywords: adolescent, unintended teenage pregnancy, qualitative research, Husserlian descriptive phenomenology, Science, Q, Social Sciences, H

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