Puberty

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When should I begin preparing my daughter for getting her first period?

It's important that you discuss menstruation with your daughter as early as possible as many girls get their periods at quite a young age.
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What foods do tweens and teens need most during puberty?

During puberty, extra nutrients are needed to cope with the body’s increased need.
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How do I talk to my tween about sex?

If you’re a parent of a preteen, if you haven’t already sat your child down for “the talk” you may want to consider doing so! 
 
 
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How do I talk to my son about puberty?

Puberty can be a source of insecurity and worry, so make sure you’re reassuring and that you’re open to questions during your conversation with your son.
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When does puberty begin for boys?

For boys, puberty starts when the brain sends a signal to the testicles to produce testosterone
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How do I have the talk with my tween?

This is the time where children begin the journey from kids to adults. It’s a long journey, one that can be anxious, exciting, difficult and challenging all in one.
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How do I talk to my tween about periods?

Talking to your tween about menstruation can be daunting, read our tips.......
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