Nursing Scientific Production on Teenage Pregnancy: An Integrative Review

Daiana Evangelista Rodrigues Fernandes, Marcelo Medeiros, Walterlania Silva Santos, Mayara Guimarães dos Santos
2020 Aquichan  
Objective: To identify, in the national and international scientific literature, the evidence produced by Nursing that provides subsidies to prevent teenage pregnancy. Material and method: An integrative literature review study, based on papers available in the PubMed, BVS, Scopus and Web of Science metabases, and in the Lilacs and BDEnf databases, in Portuguese, English and Spanish languages, published from January 2013 to March 2020. Results: According to the inclusion criteria, 13 articles
more » ... re selected. The findings are presented in the categories "lower socio-economic conditions", "knowledge, attitudes and cultural aspects" and "sexual education and specialized services". Conclusions: Teenage pregnancy is strongly associated with poverty and other socio-economic issues. Gender relations, communication about sex education in the family and other cultural aspects were found in the discussions, which indicates their impact on this phenomenon. Interventions involving sex education are shown as an alternative to cope. The presence of the nurse at the places that assist or concentrate adolescents can be a great element to reduce pregnancy rates in this phase.
doi:10.5294/aqui.2020.20.2.5 fatcat:otdg46v36nap3dwkm7mtnbanny