Question: What percentage of high school-aged teens have had sex? 100 percent? 25 percent?
Answer: Fewer than half. Didja get it right?
For four seasons, “Teen Mom” fans have followed the struggles of Maci, Farrah, Amber and Catelynn as they navigate early parenthood, and hopefully, you’ve learned a few facts about their complicated situations in the process, like the odds of a teen dad committing fully to his new family, the connection between pregnancy and substance abuse and even general sex education tips. Highlighting the consequences of unprotected sex and the sacrifices that young motherhood requires is of the utmost importance, and in continuing with that goal, MTV Act spoke with Maci, Farrah and Catelynn to debunk common fallacies.
In the “Teen Mom” Mythbusters video below, the three girls test your knowledge of pregnancy prevention with a series of questions. Click play and keep track of how many you answer correctly, then tell us how you fared!
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