MTV's 16 and Pregnant

Season 5 of 16 and Pregnant begins on Monday, April 14; tune in to MTV on Mondays at 10pm for each new episode and then back here for episode recaps and guides!

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Previously on 16 and Pregnant

 

 

Maddy (Season 5 | Episode 1)

Maddy is a teenager from Illinois who met a boy online and got pregnant when they had a one night stand.  Maddy is forced to find a new place to live when her mom (who just had a baby herself) decides their small house can’t accommodate everyone.

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FAST FACTS

  • Nearly 3 in 10 girls in the U.S. will get pregnant at least once by age 20.
  • 1 in 6 girls in the U.S. will be a teen mom.
  • The U.S. has the highest rate of teen pregnancy in the entire developed world.
  • Babies born to teens are more likely to grow up poor, have health problems, be abused and neglected, fail in school and eventually become teen parents themselves.
  • Less than half of teen moms graduate from high school.
  • 8 out of 10 fathers don't marry the teen mothers of their babies.

For more facts and tips on teen pregnancy and how to prevent it (waiting, contraception, common myths, and more), visit our Stay Informed section.


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