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Teen Mom: Talk to Your Kids About Sex

Have You Already Talked About Sex With Your Kids?

Last night, MTV's show, Teen Mom wrapped up its first season with a check-in with Dr. Drew. The girls have done a lot of maturing since we first laid eyes on them in 16 and Pregnant, but they still have a lot of growing up to do. One in 10 American babies is born to a teen mom. The statistics are alarming — babies are having babies. What steps have you taken to make sure your children don't end up in this situation? Have you initiated the birds and bees conversation yet or set the stage for having it in the future?

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starbucks2 starbucks2 7 years
My mother never gave me 'the talk' because she had always been open about sex with me. It was never this big mystery but something I figured out along the way and she answered any question whenever I had one. That's the way I plan on doing it. She's only 5 months now, so I don't have to worry right now, but I don't want kids in school telling her crap. I want to be the one to give her useful information.
snowysakurasky snowysakurasky 7 years
he's 2 i havent thought about it yet
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
My girl is four... but I plan on discussing the matter when she's 10, or earlier if she gets her period before that. I have always been very honest with her, and plan on telling her, "If you're not comfortable talking to me about birth control, ask an aunt."
vinnie vinnie 7 years
She's only 21 months, so I sure hope I don't have to have "the talk" anytime soon. Although, I'm ready to do it at the first sign of curiosity.
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