It's a far--and loud--cry from the inanimate sack of flour once given to high schoolers to show the horrors of teen parenthood. It cries until you "soothe" it; its neck needs constant supporting; it even wakes up for regular middle-of-the-night feedings.
It's Baby Think It Over, a prop educators have been using for several years in their campaign against teen pregnancies. What's new is this: The latest model of these dolls seems more real than ever--thanks to an imbedded computer chip.
Just how a computer-enhanced baby doll fits into the curriculum can be seen in Prowers County, Colo. With a teen