Children's Hospital Primary Care Center (CHPCC) | Patient Stories

Lisie and Charlie

When Lisie Nunez was 19, she put her dreams of becoming a nurse on hold to take care of her newborn son, Charlie. "It was tough having a child so young," she says. "I didn't expect it and I wasn't prepared." Read more about Lisie's experience as a young mom.

Lessons from a teen mom

Try riding the bus to high school while lugging a bag of heavy textbooks, plus a 3-month-old infant, complete with a day’s worth of baby gear. It will make you strong. While my peers were joking around and having fun on the morning commute, I was—at age 17—suffering from premature back pain. But I was determined not to end up another teen mother dropout. Read Camila's story of what it's like being a teen mom.