Talking To Your Child about Sex

Sardin, Thelma
September 2012
Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;9/5/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 35, p2
The article focuses on the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey showing that six percent of U.S. high school students had sexual intercourse for the first time before the age of 13, thus, Dr. Rachael Ross believes that parents must not have trepidations when discussing sex with their children.


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