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Sex and relationships: advice for parents and carers

Even without looking for it, young people today can easily be bombarded with questionable information and opinion about relationships and sex on the internet, on social media, on TV and in magazines. This can sometimes make an already confusing time seem even more complicated. For further information about talking to your child about sex and relationships, you may find these documents/web links useful:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/sex_education_support/

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Talkingaboutsex/Pages/Talkingtoyourchild.aspx

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/healthy-sexual-behaviour-children-young-people/

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/parents/talking-to-kids-about-sex-and-sexuality