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Talking to your child about sex

Talking to your teenager about sex can sometimes be an embarrassing and challenging topic – for both the adult and the child. However, it is an essential conversation to have as it can help your teenager to make healthy choices and avoid risks as they grow up.

Talking to your child about sex is not a one conversation job, it is an ongoing conversation throughout their teenager years. Luckily, there is plenty of information and advice available to help you navigate these conversations over the years. 

Use the links below to find trusted support on this topic.  Additionally, there are Health Topic pages for the 15 - 19 age group here on Teen Health.  They can find more information and resources to help them.

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SH:24

Online Sexual Health Service for Leicestershire and Rutland. Advice and ordering 24 hours a day

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Leicester Sexual Health Service

Leicestershire and Rutland Sexual Health Service

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Brook

Relationship and sex education at home for parents/carers

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BBC News

Talking to children about sex and relationships

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NSPCC

Sex and Relationships

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Childline

Sexting and Sending Nudes

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NSPCC

Healthy Relationships

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NHS

Talking to Your Teenager

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Tellmi

Tellmi is a safe, anonymous app for young people where they can talk about absolutely anything 

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Teen Health

Use the link on this page to contact Teen Health 

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Family Hubs Leicestershire

Family hubs support families, children and young people across Leicestershire.

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