Talking to your kids about sex can be daunting, no matter how close you are. But discussing issues like abstinence, sexually transmitted diseases STDs , and birth control can help lower teens' risk of an unintended pregnancy or contracting an STD. The American Academy of Pediatrics AAP supports sex education that includes information about both abstinence and birth control. Research has shown that this information doesn't increase kids' level of sexual activity, but actually promotes and increases the proper use of birth control methods among sexually active teens. How and when you discuss sex and birth control is up to you.
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You can let him know that your health care provider wants you to protect your cervix from HPV, herpes, and other STIs. Aside from protection from STIs, condoms can also prevent unwanted pregnancy. However, healthy relationships are based on trust and communication, so you should be able to talk about how you feel. Any communication is better than none at all.
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New research has found that sleep-deprived teenagers are more likely to have unprotected sex. Researchers carried out a long-term study of 1, teenagers and young adults in Southern California. Data was collected four times between and and participants were on average 16 years old in and 19 years old in During the study teens reported how much sleep they were getting on weekdays and weekends during the four weeks before the study. They also reported whether they had drunk alcohol, smoked marijuana or used any other drugs right before or during sex or sexual activity, and whether or not they used a condom.
Amid blaring reggae music, bright product displays and kinds of scented, textured, colored and playfully packaged condoms, the young Japanese couple made their choice: orange and chocolate. But not before they lingered over the lollipop condoms, examined the ones with the monkey motif and laughed at the glow-in-the-darks. Japan is a world leader in condom use, and stores like Condomania are one reason why. As a result, what used to be regarded as shameful rubber sheaths have become fun, even chic, for many young Japanese. And those more bashful can furtively buy them from vending machines or order them via computer network, two new services introduced here last year.