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Term: Teen (Mother) at First Birth

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2010-11-17


Any female that has given birth to her first child at age 19 or younger. Because the age at which a given female first gives birth can never change thereafter, these females are considered to be teens at first birth irrespective of their current age.

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