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Designing for Teen Pregnancy Prevention by Ben Peterson

Designing for Teen Pregnancy

Artist: Ben Peterson

Baltimore City has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the United States, which can lead to increased health risks including low birth rate. A contributing factor is the communication breakdown between a health care provdier and patient about birth control. Based on the perspectives of Baltimore teens and Baltimore health care providers with an expertise in pregnancy and birth control, I evaluated the problem of Baltimore's high teen pregnancy rate to develop a design intervention.

In partnership with: Baltimore City Health Department, B'more for Healthy Babies