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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by Sophia Yen, M.D. May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. As a pediatrician with a focus on adolescent medicine, my goal in life is to make sure that all teens have access to comprehensive sexuality education (“abstinence plus” vs. “abstinence only”) and confidential reproductive health care.