TITLE

How To Talk To Your Child About SEX

AUTHOR(S)
Wattleton, Faye; Keiffer, Elisabeth
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Ebony;Mar1988, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how parents should talk to children about sex. Sex education should not be regarded as a course in school. Instead, parents should realize that it is a process that starts in infancy and must be continued into adulthood. The occurrence of pregnancy in the family or in the neighborhood should also be taken by parents as an opportunity to talk about sex.
ACCESSION #
50608560

 

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