The first question that parents often ask is ‘what age should my child be when I broach the subject of sex? Also, they may ask questions when they are younger – possibly at the age of five or six.
The question, “Where do babies come from” is a typical one. For example, you want sit a six-year-old down and tell them the full facts, but you may say that when a man and a woman love each other very much, a special seed from the man can go to a special egg in the woman and then a baby can grow.
Using either method, you will have thought about what you will be discussing and given yourself an opportunity to prepare for the discussion.
Some parents, if they buy a book, prefer to give the book to their child and encourage them to read it at their own pace.
While condoms reduce the chance of passing chlamydia and gonorrhea, there is still a possibility of passing them even when a condom is used.