There Are Fewer Teen Moms But More TV Shows About Them
Teen pregnancy rates are declining, but shows about teen pregnancies are on the rise.
Teen pregnancy rates are dropping:
But reality shows about teen pregnancy are on the rise, like 16 and Pregnant on MTV.
Teen Mom on MTV.
And I'm Having Their Baby on Oxygen.
Meanwhile, most people believe that teen pregnancy rates are rising...
...especially 18- to 34-year-olds — those shows' target demographic.
But maybe the upshot of seeing more teen moms on TV is that fewer teens will want to take after them.
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