Repercussions of teenage pregnancy in the life of adult women


  • Patrícia Mattos Monteiro Dias Maternidade Escola Assis Chateaubriand
  • Jocélia Maria de Oliveira Maternidade Escola Assis Chateaubriand
  • Amanda Peres Lustosa Escola de Saúde Pública do Ceará
  • Hana Klébia Leonel da Silva Lima Escola de Saúde Pública do Ceará
  • Karla de Abreu Peixoto Moreira Maternidade Escola Assis Chateaubriand
  • Thayza Miranda Pereira Escola de Saúde Pública do Ceará



Adolescent Health, Pregnancy in Adolescence, Women's Health.


Objective: to uncover the repercussions of pregnancy during adolescence on the life of women in adulthood. Methods: a qualitative study performed in a Basic Health Unit. Individual data were collected and recorded with seven women for data collection. For the organization of the data, the Thematic Categories Analysis was adopted. Results: three categories emerged: recalling the experiences of pregnancy in adolescence, positive and negative repercussions of teenage pregnancy in the view of women and rescuing knowledge about contraceptive methods in adolescence. Conclusion: the pregnancy occurred in adolescence had positive repercussions when reporting the development of responsibility and maturity, the constitution of a family, and being a mother. As for the negative aspects, the following were observed: the non-completion of the studies; fear of having another child; responsibility; difficulty in reaching plans for the future.




How to Cite

Dias, P. M. M., Oliveira, J. M. de, Lustosa, A. P., Lima, H. K. L. da S., Moreira, K. de A. P., & Pereira, T. M. (2017). Repercussions of teenage pregnancy in the life of adult women. Rev Rene, 18(1), 106–113.



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