Liberia’s Teen Moms Have it Hard

Having children early may seem like an adventure for many teenage girls, but most soon discover that this choice leads to lasting consequences. The high rate of teenage pregnancy increases the economic burden of Liberia by creating generation upon generation of very poor families.  The majority of teen moms live at home with their parents, putting a serious strain on already limited financial support. Others live alone and many nights go to bed without eating. Tecee Boley has been visiting some of these teen mothers and brings us this report.