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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

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LOPEZ RODRIGUEZ, Yamilet. Pregnancy in adolescence and its biosychosocial repercussion on the mother organism and of her future child. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.4, pp.337-350. ISSN 0864-0319.

Nowadays is very important to approach the adolescence subject matter due to significance of this age-group for development and its impact on world population, mainly in Latin America, the Caribbean and Cuba. Pregnancy in ages more and more early becomes a social and public health problem at world scale; it is nowadays a very complex challenge. According to result of critical analysis of information available on this subject in the consulted bibliography it is demonstrated how the consequences of this problem has repercussion on the quality of life of the young mother and her family, and also to determine a significant risk for its offspring in addition to be few the actions performed, thus each year to increase the figure of adolescents pregnant and the sexually transmitted infections (STIs). For that reason, it is necessary to start the actions related to these features from the basic cell of society, that is, the family, being the first group of the human being. It is essential the nursing professionals role at level of the family physician consulting rooms as a key element to prevent pregnancy by means of an educational task, by adolescent circles and other actions contributing to its prevention and at the same time to confront the risks of this condition, being necessary to develop actions that could be used to continue the professional nursing development in this subject matter at the primary health care level to prevent pregnancy in adolescence.

Keywords : Adolescence; disabling diseases; biosychosocial repercussion; educational task.

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