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Choose the Right Birth Control

Find out which birth control methods may be right for you.

Review Date: December 18, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Talk to Your Kids about Sex

Teach your children the facts about their bodies, sex, and relationships. This will help them stay healthy and make good choices as they grow up.

Review Date: June 08, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10 Tips for Talking About the Facts of Life

Initiating conversations about the facts of life may be difficult for some parents. Here are ten tips to help you. Publications on sex education are available in Amharic, Chinese, French and Vietnamese.

Review Date: July 06, 2012

Advocates For Youth

About Birth Control: What Parents Need to Know

Kids may not feel comfortable approaching parents with questions about sexuality but let them know your views on sex and birth control. Knowing where you stand helps kids make choices that are right for them.

Review Date: March 13, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Are You an Askable Parent?

This article provides some tips from experts in the field of sex education on talking with young people about sexuality.

Review Date: August 14, 2012

Advocates For Youth

Fact or Fiction: Pregnancy Prevention

There are so many myths about preventing pregnancy. These videos set the record straight.

Review Date: April 05, 2012

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Find a Health Center - Planned Parenthood

Search from more than 820 health centers nationwide for a nearby health center that provides high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for women, men, and teens.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Find a Sexual Health Practitioner

Find a AASECT certified sex therapist in your area, a mental health professional specialized in treating clients with sexual issues and concerns.

Review Date: April 18, 2014

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists

For Parents: Questions & Answers About Sex

Answering kids' questions about sex is one of the responsibilities many parents dread most. By answering kids' questions as they arise, parents can help foster healthy feelings about sex.

Review Date: July 13, 2011

The Nemours Foundation

Helping a Girl with Reproductive Health

Helping your daughter understand her reproductive system can help her feel confident and learn healthy habits. This article gives parents an understanding of sexual and reproductive health for teen girls.

Review Date: August 15, 2014

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

I Wanna Know - For Teens

This website offers answers to questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

American Social Health Association

Questions and Answers About Sex

Parents can help foster healthy feelings about sex if they answer kids' questions in an age-appropriate way. Here are some suggestions.

Review Date: March 08, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

STDs

Teens are one of the groups most at risk for contracting STDs. Learn what, when and how to talk to your kids about STDs and prevention.

Review Date: March 13, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Talking to Teens About Sex

Starting a conversation with your daughter about sex can help teach her about keeping her body healthy and building respectful relationship throughout life. This article gives parents advice on talking to teen girls about important sexual health topics.

Review Date: August 15, 2014

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

TeenTalk

Information and news about teen sexuality, body and mind, sexual health, and relationships. Tools for parents and an "ask the experts" feature is available.

Review Date: December 18, 2012

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

What is Sexaholics Anonymous?

Learn about Sexaholics Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.

Review Date: July 25, 2011

Sexaholics Anonymous