The rate of teen pregnancy in the United States is back on the rise. Between 1991 and 2005, teen pregnancy in the United States declined a precipitous 34 percent, but in only two years between 2005 and 2007, it increased a whopping 5 percent.
ABC News is exploring the stories behind the statistics in "Primetime: Family Secrets."
For teenagers facing impending parenthood, the Internet provides a wealth of resources.
Teen Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention:
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy has comprehensive statistics about teen pregnancy, sexuality, birth control and much more.
For teens in need of advice and tips on abstinence, safe sex and healthy relationships, check out Stay Teen.
Westport TAPP: The Georgia Chaffee Teenage Parent Program (TAPP) is designed to prevent school dropout due to teen pregnancy and parenting. The program is offered to middle and high school pregnant and parenting students residing in the Louisville/Jefferson County area.
The National Crittenton Foundation provides tutoring, counseling and other critical support support systems for young moms. Phone: 1-866-449-2217
The mission of The National Fatherhood Intitiative is to improve the well-being of children by increasing and encouraging involved, responsible and committed fatherhood. Young dads can visit their Web site for tips, how-tos and advice on being a dad.
Parents as Teachers is a free, nationwide parent education and family support progam specifically geared towards the early developmental years. Phone: 1-866-728-4968
At MVParents, you can sign up for free parenting newsletters, read articles and advice about a wide variety of parenting issues.
Health Care Information:
The Health Teen Network advocates for public and health policy in support of young families, and also provides a wealth of online resources including information about health care coverage and nutrition during pregnancy.
The National Institutes of Health have a wealth of information about pregnancy, pre-natal care and breastfeeding.
For information on healthy living before, during and after pregnancy, visit TeensHealth.
To find out about health care access for you and your child in your home state, visit Kaiser State Health Facts.
Planned Parenthood: 1-800-230-PLAN
American Social Health Association: 1-800-227-8922
Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 866-331-9474
The National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000
Covenant House: 1-800-999-9999