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Posted by: Sarah Saxbe on Apr 16, 2019

We all know that most “first loves” don’t have a happy ending. How can you help your teen during this time? Here are tips for providing support and teaching them how to manage future relationships.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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8 'Not Now' Tips for Teens: Real Strategies for Denying or Delaying Sexual Behavior

May 14, 2018

Despite knowing about the risks of unsafe behaviors related to drugs, alcohol and sexuality, teens and adolescents still feel the powerful pull of peer pressure.  Read More

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Safe Spacing and Birth Outcomes: Why It's Beneficial to Wait Between Pregnancies

May 09, 2018

Waiting two years before getting pregnant again is healthier for mom, for baby and the whole family.  Read More

What Types of Birth Control Are 99% Effective?

Oct 27, 2017

Parents are probably familiar with the birth control pill, but there are other options of birth control available for your teen that don’t have to be taken every day. Read More

Birth Control Myths: Get the Facts

May 31, 2017

There are many myths to dispel about getting pregnant and birth control. In addition, birth control has changed in the past few years to include many new, different methods. Read More

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Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Talking with Your Children About Getting Pregnant

May 24, 2017

You should not wait for your child to ask questions about sex. Children are curious, but most are not bold enough to openly speak with their parents about sex and pregnancy. It’s important to remember that sex is a natural part of life and they shouldn’t feel ashamed by their feelings. Read More

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Teens: Parents Hold the Key to Prevention

Apr 19, 2017

When it comes to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), many parents may feel uncomfortable talking with their teen. This is hardly surprising, as the “sex talk” tends to be the last thing most parents want to discuss! Teens don’t want to bring it up, either. Read More

What You and Your Teen Need to Know About Male Birth Control

Nov 16, 2016

Today our teens have access to a wide variety of information, both real and false, right in the palm of their hands. Despite what some of our kids have heard on social media, there is no FDA-approved male birth control option. Read More

Risks of Teen Pregnancy

Oct 21, 2016

Being pregnant as a teenager puts you at higher risk for having a baby born too early, with a low birth weight and, tragically, higher risk of death. Read More