By Lara Keay For Mailonline. A single mother is fighting to keep her four-year-old daughter alive after doctors claimed she is too brain damaged to remain on life support. The four-year-old suffered a similar episode at months-old, but made a full recovery. Doctors at Guys' at St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust claim there has been 'little to no improvement' in Pippa's prognosis and they have asked lawyers to apply for a High Court order to be allowed to take her off life support. But her mother Paula Parfitt, 40, claims she is awake and has tried to sit up in bed and reach out to her for a hug.
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There has been a rise in teen pregnancies in recent times, most of which are unplanned, mistakes, can lead to abortions, and dangerous healthcare risks. Statistics have revealed that teen pregnancies are most common in the USA. However, since the s the number of teen births has seen a decline. The rates dropped more in some states than others and in specific racial groups. For example, African-American teenage moms, who make up a huge percentage of the teen mom population, witnessed a steep decline.
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