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Senior Honors Thesis
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This qualitative descriptive study explores the experience of adolescent pregnancy and the influence of body image and other factors on weight gain. It identified three main themes through content analysis: Continuity of Care, Adolescent Investment in a Healthy Pregnancy, and the Impact of Pregnancy Symptoms.
Hinkley, Jessica L. and Newcombe, Liana J., "Understanding the Experience of Weight Gain and Body Image During Adolescent Pregnancy" (2012). Honors Theses and Capstones. 53.