What does the Community do to help you, when you are a teen mom int ht US.

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Danielle - posted on 03/02/2011

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Hmm.
I can't help but be a little suspicious.
I had noticed you had earlier made a post about a DECISION to be a teen mother, and you were wondering if being a teen mother would change your life.
Now it seems you are asking for suggestions of Community assistance, again based on being a teen mother.
I am a little confused. Are you a teen mom or not?

I am not sure if I am reading this wrong but I am reading this assuming you are a teenager who is NOT a mother, but joined a mothering group in hopes to find encouragement to get pregnant.

I don't think a teen should be intentionally getting pregnant, especially if your foresight is to utilize government assistance.
If this indeed is the situation you are demonstrating how emotionally, financially, and mentally unstable you would be to make such a drastic decision based on the reliance of others.

Firebird - posted on 03/02/2011

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And you know, you could support the baby that you want to have by actually getting a job.

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I'm assuming you are asking all these questions because you are already pregnant? Though I haven't actually seen you come back to any post your've started yet. Are you actually a pregnant teen? PLANNING on becoming a pregnant teen? Or just asking questions for the heck of it?

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Stifler's - posted on 03/02/2011

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Mmm yeah I have read the other questions you've asked. I'm not criticizing you but I have to agree.. what's the big rush to have a baby? Or is this for a school project or something?

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 03/02/2011

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If you are meaning "your local community", then contact the Family Services office in your area. There are usually pregnancy centers, (such as Heart to Heart in our area), and other resources.

If you are referring to the online community here, well, ask, and you shall receive. Just know that you may not always agree with the advice/recommendations.

Katherine - posted on 03/02/2011

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There is the DHS which offers government assistance, food stamps, WIC, and subsidized housing.

Louise - posted on 03/02/2011

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If you are talking about in general then there is alot of help out there for young mums you just have to find it. Ring your local council and ask for some assistance they will be able to inform you about help groups and financial advice available to you.

Jodi - posted on 03/02/2011

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Could you please elaborate on what you mean? Which *community*? This one? Your local community?

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