VIDEO: Teen Mom Aubrey Wants To Be More Than A Housewife

Returning to work (or even school) after delivering a newborn seems like an extraordinarily tough choice. Parents have a hard time leaving their child's side for that many hours, not to mention the high cost of day care. On this week's episode of "16 and Pregnant," it was remarkable to see Markai gather up the strength to take on a job after giving birth to Za'Karia.

Check out this sneak peek of next week's episode, where teen mom Aubrey wants to get out there and work, but her fiancé, Brandon, doesn't think it's a great idea. Aubrey has bigger dreams for herself than to simply sit at home and raise a family, so hearing her husband-to-be say this causes a stir...

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