Keep your children safe + healthy. . .talk with them about sex!

Be a source of information and support.

As a parent, you want to help your kids stay safe and healthy. All kids learn about sex somehow, but it makes a difference when they hear it from you. Talk with your kids openly, honestly and often to help them learn how to prevent pregnancy and the diseases people can get from having unprotected sex.

Here are some basics to get you started:

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Most of our teens are not having sex, and the vast majority of those who are sexually active are taking steps to protect their health and prevent pregnancy. Buried in the “good news,” though, is an extremely disturbing nugget of information: 18% of the boys surveyed said they would be a “little pleased” or “very pleased” if their sexual encounters resulted in a pregnancy.