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Teen Mom 2

Teen Mom 2 is a spin-off of the MTV documentary series '16 and Pregnant'. The show follows the stories of four girls from the second season of '16 and Pregnant' and documents the challenges of their first years of motherhood. Each episode interweaves stories of four teenage girls who are navigating the bumpy terrain of adolescence, growing pains, and coming of age - all while facing the responsibility of being a young mother. Each story offers a unique look into the wide variety of challenges young mothers can face: marriage, relationships, family support, or lack thereof, adoption, finances, rumors among the community, graduating high school, starting college, getting (or losing) a job and the daunting and exciting step of moving out of the nest to create their own families.

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Jenelle

Jenelle

Jenelle’s struggle with addiction has taken a toll on her, and when we come back to her this season she has a drug case pending, a new husband in jail, who she is no longer with, and is about to make the decision to have an abortion. Even though her past haunts her, she wants to make a clean break and try to stay sober for Jace. While her case is pending she meets ex Marine Nathan and they quickly fall for each other and move in to their own place. While Jenelle is spending more time with her family and Jace she decides she’s ready to try for a new baby with Nathan. When she goes to court to face her charges she fails an impromptu drug test and has to spend the night in jail, through ultimately gets all her serious charges dropped and reduced to probation. Though her relationship with her mother and parenting Jace has its difficulties we see Jenelle as healthy, happy and responsible as she’s ever been - but end the season on the big news that she’s pregnant again with Nathan’s child.

Kailyn

Kailyn

Kailyn has a lot on her plate this season, as she tries to balance raising Isaac, who is almost 4, with a new pregnancy, new marriage to Javi and a visitation battle with her ex, Jo. As Kailyn rides the ups and downs of her court battle with Jo, she also plans a big wedding and buys her first home with Javi, outside the Air Force base he’s stationed at in Delaware. Kailyn is surprised after her wedding, when her estranged mom reaches out to her in an effort to reconnect with her before the new baby is born.

Chelsea

Chelsea

In South Dakota, Chelsea is excited to start a new esthetician program while Aubree starts her first days in pre-school. Despite trying to focus on school Chelsea is sucked into drama with her ex, Adam, who is having a new baby with his girlfriend Taylor. Chelsea tries to be the bigger person and co-parent with Adam, but things go haywire after Adam’s baby is born and he files for visitation rights with Aubree. Even with all the good things in her life, birthday trips and celebrations, Chelsea struggles to deal with Adam having a new family and trying to move on.

Leah

Leah

Down in West Virginia, Leah has had her third child, baby Addie with husband Jeremy. Leah maintains a strong co-parenting relationship with Corey, who has also moved on and married a girl named Myranda. Things get tough for Ali when her specialist reveals that her condition, a rare form of muscular dystrophy, will probably get worse and cause her to rely on a wheelchair. In denial, Corey refuses to recognize Ali's condition, but finally Leah convinces him to enroll her in preschool early to get a head start. The family struggles to work with Aleeah, who has been acting out reacting to all the attention on Ali and the new baby. Meanwhile Leah and Jeremy’s relationship begins unraveling as his long stints away from home for work take a toll. Jeremy ends up fainting at work for stress, but their battle about him taking a job closer to home continues to rage. With their marriage on the rocks, Leah proposes counseling and prepares for Ali to get her new wheelchair.