Talk to your teens. We know it can be difficult, and we're here to help. But there's no better resource than a supportive parent. You've been through it. Now you can make it easier for them.
Research shows that teens are more sexually active than parents think. By the time they’re 19, seven out of 10 teens have had sex. Two thousand teens get pregnant in the U.S. every day. And teens have very high rates of sexually transmitted infections.
Parents really can make a difference. We can talk with our kids, build strong relationships with them, and set clear expectations and boundaries for them. These are proven ways we can help prevent teen pregnancy, reduce our teens’ chances of getting sexually transmitted infections, and help ensure that they lead healthy and rewarding lives. So let’s get talking.
Teens are less likely to take risks if they have good relationships with their parents.
We can help our kids deal with these issues throughout their lives.
We can do a few simple things that will make teens less likely to engage in risky behavior.
As parents, we can really help -- it's all about setting expectations, talking with them, and helping them build self esteem.
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