When Sex and Dating Are the Same: Latinos’ Attitudes on Teen Parenthood and Contraception

Research BriefHispanic Children & FamiliesNov 1 2013

This Research Brief reports on what Child Trends learned through recent focus groups and interviews with Latino teens and parents about their values, ideals, and attitudes about teen parenthood, teen dating and sex, and the use of birth control by teens. It discusses the potential implications of these values, ideals, and attitudes for teen pregnancy prevention programs.