This article is about the American reality television series.For teenage pregnancy and motherhood, see Teenage pregnancy.is an American reality television series that premiered on December 8, 2009 on MTV.Developed as the first spin-off of 16 and Pregnant, it aired four seasons before its initial conclusion on October 9, 2012.A lot has changed for the trio (who started out on — all three stars are at very different places in their lives than they were two years ago.PHOTOS: Teen Moms, then and now Portwood, for one, spent several months in prison after multiple run-ins with the law. "I am currently enrolled in school but I have no idea what I want to major in yet," she says.Why do people cringe at the sound of a person being pregnant? Are women automatically stripped of the right to desire another man merely because they have a child to care for?
The series follows the lives of Farrah Abraham, Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell, and Amber Portwood, who were featured on the first season of 16 and Pregnant; it documents their first years of motherhood and places additional emphasis on strained family and romantic relationships.Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry is soon to be a mom for the third time ... We'd say Kailyn Lowry has a lot on her plate these days, but that's obvious.though it's starting to feel like she's been pregnant for an eternity. As with every other star of MTV's most popular franchise, drama is a constant in Kailyn's life, but these days, Lowry is dealing with a lot.In December 2015, it was announced via the Teen Mom OG Facebook page that the show was back for a sixth season, and featured a trailer for the upcoming season, with it being set to premiere on January 4, 2016.In December 2016, Portwood announced her decision to quit the series, citing what she felt was "unfair treatment" following the sixth season's finale and reunion shows; despite this, Portwood returned to the series for its seventh season, which premiered in April 2017.