I Quoting Allison Ricker:" The thing is I dont care if I refer to myself as a teen mom because it is what it is and if people dont ... [snip!] ... a house they own down the street. I can honestly say I am blessed to have the support I do that most teen mothers do not have"I love your positive attitude! And that is just what I needed to see tonight! You read on my post... I just turned 18 and my little girl is due nov.2nd. It really is a scary experience, but once you get this far it's pretty much just waiting lol. I don't mind the Teen Mom label myself. It is what it is. My grandmother was married at 17..so I strongly believe age as just a number, especially if you can take care of your baby even with support from your family. Just think, there are some 30 year old women who aren't as responsible as some "teen moms".