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Letters: Learn of sexual relations

Published: Friday, Jan. 11 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

About 820,000 teenagers in the U.S. are pregnant each year. (,) About 820,000 teenagers in the U.S. are pregnant each year. (,)

About 820,000 teenagers in the U.S. are pregnant each year. Eighty percent aren't married, and one-third of those mothers graduate and get their diplomas. What can be done to prevent these troubling figures?

There's abstinence, educating yourself, talking with your doctor and your parents to know your risks, saying "no" and using protection. As a family, talk about it.

Kathy Rodriguez

Payson

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