LIFE Magazine, April 1971.

 Teen Pregnancy

A collection of photos from a 1971 LIFE Magazine article focuses on the lives of expectant teen mothers, who have enrolled in a special school to continue their education while expecting a baby.

At this time, while many Americans felt teen pregnancy as “grotesque,” some public schools felt it was important for girls to continue their education despite their condition:  

'Today the attitude toward high school mothers is changing dramatically.”

'While teenage pregnancy is just as unwanted and undesirable as ever, more and more parents and schools are trying to help the girls put their lives together again instead of ostracizing them.”

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