Just earlier this week, staff writer Eric Cortes shared a few tips for parents in his article, Talk to your kids about sex. He stated that while there was a decline in teen pregnancy, it was still important for parents to have the conversation with their children. Aside from ensuring that kids have the facts, it’s also another way to connect with them in a meaningful way.
If those aren’t reasons enough, there are more compelling reasons. Many teens are uneducated about the real consequences of sex. The Center for Disease Control surveyed 5,000 teenage girls who had unplanned pregnancies, sadly half of these girls stated that their pregnancy resulted because they didn’t use birth control. The reasons they didn’t use birth control may scare you into talking to your kids tonight.
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