Listen

News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV

member station

It's like Laurence Fishburne said in Boyz in the Hood "Any fool can make a baby, but it takes a man to be a father."

Often discussions about teen pregnancy revolve around the teen mothers involved. But what about the young men? Who are their role models, and what's being done to reach them? How are they preparing for these life-altering changes ahead, and do they even want to to be fathers?

Teen fathers join us to talk about how their lives have changed as they prepare to raise a child.

We've heard about teen mothers, but what about the boys involved? Is there adequate social support available for young men who are on their way to being young fathers?

You may be the parent of a teen father, a guidance counselor, a friend, or a young father yourself. Send us your thoughts and stories. Rebroadcast

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for.  If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada
Feb 22, 2010

Teen Fathers

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada
KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada