After More Than a Decade of Declines, CDC Reports More Teens Giving Birth
By RYAN OWENS and SIDNEY WRIGHT IV
Carmen Sauceda, a 17-year-old high school athlete from Dallas, once dreamed of attending college, but with a newborn baby girl, those dreams will have to take a backseat to motherhood.
Carmen Sauceda, a 17-year-old high school athlete from Dallas, who is one of what the CDC says is a growing number of teens becoming mothers.(ABC News)
The gifts she recently received at her baby shower have done little to calm her anxiety, because she doesn't think she's ready.
"I don't feel like an adult. But now I have to act like one for my child," Sauceda said.