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This study investigated the Effects of Early Pregnancy on Student Academic Achievement of the Federal College of Education, Osiele Odeda Area of Ogun State as case study. The study drew its part of full time of the institution. Student opinion about the subject of study were obtained using a pretested questionnaire containing 20 test questions the data collected were presented in tables and analysed using simple percentage method. The result of the analysis showed that early pregnancy really affects student education in terms of lateness/absenteeism in school, inability to concentrate fully in class, difficulty in meeting school needs including payment of school fees, persistent ill-health, among others. The study also identify causes that leads to or encourage early pregnancy such as lack of knowledge on sexuality and sex education. this, thus enabled the researcher to suggest various ways by which this vice of early pregnancy can be put under control specifying the roles to be played by the individuals, parents/guidance and counsellors, teachers, government and non-governmental organizational. The involvement of religious houses were not let out. Among such recommendation is the need for parents to give their children adequate care and training.
TABLE OF CONTENT
1.1 Background of the Study
1.2 Statement of Problem
1.3 Purpose of the Study
1.4 Research questions
1.5 Scope of the Study
1.6 Significance of the Study
1.7 Definition of Terms
2.0 Literature Review
2.1 The Meaning of Early Pregnancy
2.2 The Causes of Early Pregnancy
2.3 The Effect of Early Pregnancy on Students Academic Achievement
2.4 How to Reduce the Rate of Early Pregnancy in Nigeria
2.5 Teenage Pregnancy and School Attendance
2.6 Teenage Pregnancy and Emotional Behaviour
3.0 Research Methodology
3.2 Research Design
3.3 Population of the Study
3.4 Sample and Sampling Techniques
3.5 Research Instrument
3.6 Validity and Reliability of the Instrument
3.7 Techniques of Data Analysis
3.8 Method of Data Collection
3.9 Problems Encountered
5.0 Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation
Pregnancy is one of the social institution like the religious institution ordained by God. It is being practical in all races of human world. The holy bible views pregnancy as a process that comes after the marriage.
According to oxford dictionary pregnancy is the state of being pregnant, why pregnant is having a baby or young animal developing inside her/its body
Early pregnant is just like were are saying about the adult pregnancy because now a days we have mostly the adult female getting pregnant in their early stage of life.
Early pregnancy as stated by Robbin Hood (1996) is a situation where by students are having kinds student how are not matured enough t give birth it is conception of an adult who is not yet married and is still under parent care.
In our world today most especially in the developing countries early marriage. In most cases, poverty contributes to this when one does not have someone to take care of her early age (Aduipe V.O. 2000).
Early student who get pregnant nowadays are from the age of 18-23 years in which the individual progresses from the initial appearance of secondary sexual characteristics to full sexually maturity (WHO 1981).
Pregnancy in the very young generally considered to be high risk event because of the additional by reproduction on a body which has still to grow epidemiological studies on this topic were however largely reported from high of medium income countries showing conflicting result most importantly to that there is a lack of epidemiology evidence from Sub Saharam Africa by Ladipo A.O. Vol. 7 2005.
Early pregnancies constitute major socio-economic problem in both developed and underdeveloped countries emergency of this adult problem has been attributed to various factor including early marriage social permissiveness favouring early existing psychological problem in the family and general non functioning family unit could be mentioned among other (Chuncwem S.W. Fleming 2007).
Early pregnancy is mostly common among those in the higher institutions whose pregnancy leads to early marriage. A pregnancy can take place as early as two weeks before menarche (The first menstrual period) which signals the possibility of fertility, but usually occurs after Menarche. In health well nourished girls, Menarche whether the onset of biological fertility will result in on early pregnancy depends on a number of personal and societal factors. Pregnancy varied between countries because of difference in level of sexually activities general sex education provided and access to affordable contraceptive options worldwide. Pregnancy rate from 143 per 1000 in some sub Sharan Africa countries to 2.9 per 1000 in South Korea. Trefers P.E. (2003).
In developing countries early pregnancy is associated with many social issues, including low education status high rate of poverty and other poor/ life outcome in children.
Many studies and campaigns have attempted to cover the cases and limit the number of early pregnancies is developed countries the united dates, United Kingdom New seal and Nigeria have the highest level of adult pregnancy while Japan and South Korea. Have the lowest in (2001 Abodefghi UNICEF). The latest from the United States shows that the state with highest early birth rate are Mississippi new Metico and Arkansas.
Early pregnancy can have serious physical consequences early mothers are likely to be unmarried, poor and remain uneducated.
Early pregnancy has negative impact on student academic achievement in higher institution thus the main problem is how to reduce early pregnancy in school because most students became pregnant while still in school and this affect their mentality and how to assimilate well in the school. it also affect the education because early pregnancy usually cause dropout of school and also cause early marriage in most cases therefore the objectives of the study was to evaluate risk factors associated with early pregnancy and compare the obstetric and fatal outcome to older parturition, as it effects ‘student’ academic achievements in federal college of education Osiele Abeokuta of Ogun State Nigeria.
The purpose of this study to;-
Examine the causes of early pregnancy in Nigeria
Highlights the effects of early pregnancy on student academic.
Proper possible solution to the problem of early pregnancy
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