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Reader Stories: Talking to Kids About Sex and Birth Control

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If you have already talked to your kids, tweens or teens about birth control and/or sex, please share how your sex talk went. Sex discussions may be intimidating for some parents, so by sharing your story, other parents may gain some helpful tips on talking to their own kids about birth control and sex. Did you discuss contraceptive options and where to get birth control? Did you stress the importance of abstinence? Do tell all!

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Briefly explain how you brought up the sex discussion with your child.
Describe the major ideas you discussed with your child.

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What advice would you tell other parents looking for help with talking to their kids about sex and birth control?

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