"Children are naturally curious about growing up, how their bodies work and how humans reproduce. Their questions need to be answered honestly, using language and explanations appropriate for their age and maturity, thus avoiding unnecessary mystery, confusion, embarrassment and shame” Brook [i]
One of the things I hear most from the young women I work with is “why didn’t anyone tell me this at school?”
Anyone with any contact with young people will know how important it is for sex education to tackle issues like consent and sexual pleasure and the unrealistic and sometimes alarming way that porn (and the media in general) presents sex, especially for girls.
But that isn’t the whole story. A bit more biology could help to
This article originally appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers magazine.
Going through childbirth can seem like the ultimate contraceptive – who would ever want to have sex again??
The amazing thing is that our bodies, and our libidos, generally recover and sex can still be a fun part of a loving relationship.
The main thing is to be prepared, an unplanned pregnancy is probably the last thing you need and you never know when
Fertility awareness (natural family planning) practitioner and advocate working in London. Wants to see fertility awareness become a routine contraceptive option, not the only option. read more...
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