Responding to Children’s Problem Sexual Questions

Your child starts asking things about her body and sex? No need to feel worried . Before children to find out about sex and growing body, on the internet or friends, you can get him to talk about this first.

Follow these tips:

Ask a question

“Like what you hear?” Then proceed with the “Are you thinking what about it?” If what you hear is not accurate child, try to validate the information.

Give understanding

If the girl you heard about the menstrual cycle, give details of the process that occurs normally in the body of every woman and let them know in a way as simple as possible, said Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., psychology section pediatrician in Scottsdale, AZ.

“You do not have to explain about sex now, unless your child to hear about it too,” he said. If that is the case, explain the science, which does not explain aspects of romantic relationships. Fixed explained that babies come from eggs and sperm. If curiosity has been missed, your child will definitely change the subject of the question.

Mute child anxiety

Changes in your child’s body will be scary. “Make sure your child that it is normal to feel afraid, and you will always be there to help,” said Kenney, makers of The Family Coach Method.

Ask him if he feels better when he receives more information. If so, choose a book to read together. example: The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls and The Boy’s Body Book.

Share with other parents

Think to share this with other parents so that they are more attentive to their children as well. For example, say if your child starts asking about her and you are still giving basic knowledge.