via press release:
MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS EXPECTING AT THE SAME TIME IN
TLC’S MY TEEN IS PREGNANT AND SO AM I
(Los Angeles, CA) On Wednesday, August 1 at 10 PM (ET/PT), TLC delivers double the drama in MY TEEN IS PREGNANT AND SO AM I, a new one-hour special following expecting mother & daughter duos from pregnancy though chil dbirth and every experience and emotion in between.
Having a baby is an intense emotional journey for any woman, but everything is heightened when mothers and their teenage daughters find themselves pregnant at the same time. MY TEEN IS PREGNANT AND SO AM I offers a captivating look inside two families as they struggle to deal with two generations of women sharing this life changing experience together. And as their bellies grow, so does the tension. Through tears and turmoil, joy and heartbreak, these mothers and daughters have nine months to fight through their battles and learn to lean on each other while they come to terms with their extraordinary new lives.
MEET THE EXPECTING MOMS AND DAUGHTERS:
- · Melissa & Kristen: Melissa is a 40-year old stay at home mother pregnant with her eighth child. Having had her first baby at a young age, she knows all too well the hardships and is struggling with the reality that one of her children will also face the challenges of being a teen mom. Kristen is a 17-year old honor-roll student and cheerleader who is planning on finishing the school year and graduating on time. She has been dating her boyfriend, Derek, for two years now. Both mom and daughter live in Greenville, SC.
- · Ann & Lizzie: Ann is a 36-years old, pregnant with her third child and excited about her oldest daughter Lizzie becoming a new mother. She recently divorced from her baby’s father Jim, who she now shares custody with their 4-year old child. Lizzie is 17-years old and struggling with the realization that having a baby means modifying her lifestyle, getting a lot less sleep and doing a lot less shopping. She lives with her boyfriend of over twoyears, Chris, and his mom in Del City, OK.
MY TEEN IS PREGNANT AND SO AM I is produced by RelativityREAL, LLC on behalf of TLC. RelativityREAL is a joint venture of Relativity Media, LLC and award-winning television producer Tom Forman. Executive producers are Tom Forman, Brad Bishop, Julie Link Steffens, Jonathan Karsh and Jon Beyer.