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Adults and young people trust Planned Parenthood to be a reliable community resource for education and information about sexuality and sexual health. For information on a range of related topics, please refer to the links and resources listed on this page.

Because everyone has questions, you can talk to a certified health educator today about sexual/reproductive health, including birth control, pregnancy, missed periods, STDs, healthy relationships, and more.

Chat online at www.plannedparenthoodchat.org
Text questions to 53634
Call 877-4ME-2ASK

You can download tips and resources for parents here.

Websites for Parents
Thereís No Place Like HomeÖfor Sex Education http://www.noplacelikehome.org/
Families are Talking http://www.familiesaretalking.org/
Talking with Kids about Tough Issues http://www.talkingwithkids.org/
New 3Rs Info for Parents http://www.new3rs.info/index.php?p=diff_parents
Parentís Sex Ed Center http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/parents/
Love is Respect http://www.loveisrespect.org/
Letís Talk http://www.plannedparenthood.org/parents
Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies United with LGBT People http://www.pflag.org/
Gender Spectrum http://www.genderspectrum.org/
Accord Alliance http://www.accordalliance.org/

Websites for Young People
Amplify http://www.amplifyyourvoice.org/
Info for Teens http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/
Bedsider http://www.bedsider.org/
Sex Etc. http://www.sexetc.org/
Scarleteen http://www.scarleteen.com/
Coalition for Positive Sexuality http://www.positive.org/
I Wanna Know http://www.iwannaknow.org/
Thatís Not Cool http://www.thatsnotcool.com/
Love is Respect http://www.loveisrespect.org/
Youth on Board http://www.youthonboard.org/
Youth Venture http://www.youthventure.org/


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Recommended Books:
Bellybuttons Are Navels
Mark Schoen
Prometheus Books, 1992
ISBN: 0879755857

Beyond the Big Talk: Every Parentís Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens from Middle School to High School and Beyond
Debra Haffner
New Market Press, 2002
ISBN: 1557045178

Caution: Do Not Open Until Puberty! An Introduction to Sexuality for Young Adults with Disabilities
Rick Enright
Devinjer House, 1995
ISBN: 0968041507

Happy Birth Day!
Robie Harris
Candlewick Press, 2002
ISBN: 0763609749

Itís Perfectly Normal: Growing Up, Changing Bodies, Sex and Sexual Health
Robie Harris
Candlewick Press, 1996
ISBN: 1564021599

Itís So Amazing: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies & Families
Robie Harris
Candlewick Press, 2002
ISBN: 0763613215

My Body, My Self for Boys: The Whatís Happening to My Body? Workbook
Lynda Madaras & Area Madaras
Newmarket Press, 2000
ISBN: 1557044406

My Body, My Self For Girls: The Whatís Happening to My Body? Workbook
Lynda Madaras & Area Madaras
Newmarket Press, 2000
ISBN: 1557044414

What Makes a Baby
Cory Silverberg
Seven Stories Press, 2013

Whatís Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-up Guide for Parents and Sons
Lynda Madaras
Newmarket Press, 2000
ISBN: 1557044430

Whatís Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-up Guide for Parents and Daughters
Lynda Madaras
Newmarket Press, 2000
ISBN: 1557044449

Words Can Work: When Talking with Kids about Sexual Health
Jeanne Blake
Family Health Productions, Inc., 2004
ISBN: 097531470X

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