She and Tyler both get tattoos in honor of their daughter.Lowell gave birth to their second daughter, Novalee "Nova" Reign, on January 1, 2015.Farrah eventually proved to Derek's family through a paternity test that Derek was in fact Sophia's father and then was faced with a lawsuit filed by Derek's mother for grandparents' visitation rights, despite no previous contact with Sophia.She published her autobiography, My Teenage Dream Ended in August 2012.She used to be a self-declared party girl, but now discovers she has little time to do anything besides take care of Leah.Amber dropped out of high school when she discovered she was pregnant, but now is working to obtain her GED.She demonstrates that one can go on after becoming a "birth mom," and being completely mature and selfless by choosing parents for her baby via adoption. Catelynn moves back home with her parents, but learns that her mother and stepfather, who is also the father of her boyfriend Tyler, have still not accepted her decision to place her daughter for adoption.During the season, Catelynn comes to terms with being a birth mother, moves in with Tyler and his mother when her mother and her stepfather move into an apartment in another city, and gets engaged to Tyler.
In December 2016, Portwood announced her decision to quit the series, citing what she felt was "unfair treatment" following the sixth season's finale and reunion shows; despite this, Portwood returned to the series for its seventh season, which premiered in April 2017.
Amber Portwood (born and lives in Anderson, Indiana) is the mother of Leah Leann Shirley.
Amber's journey into parenthood has been tough; she struggles to parent Leah, and stay with her fiance Gary.
On November 4, 2013, she was released from Indiana's Rockville Correctional Facility (four years early).
Over the course of filming, Portwood became engaged to Matt Baier, an author and onetime DJ.