At the beginning of the series, she is 15 years old.
Upon entering high school, Amy begins a relationship with Ben Boykewich (also 15), a supportive classmate with whom she falls in love.
After Amy decides to keep the baby, Grace and Adrian throw her a baby shower, where Amy then goes into labor.
Ricky reaches out to Amy during this time, saying that he wants to be involved with what happens to the baby.
The show features a regular cast of characters, which began with eleven people in its first season.
Since then, characters have left the show, with new main characters having both been written in and out of the series.
In addition, Secret Life features multiple guest stars each week, some having larger roles than others.
The plot focuses on the character of Amy Juergens after becoming accidentally pregnant at band camp.
Amy plans to go live with her grandmother Mimsy, but is unable to go after discovering that Mimsy is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and is moving into assisted care living.