Sex in private
That way, the child learns to use them in a direct manner, without embarrassment. A Gallup poll showed that 67% of parents use actual names to refer to male and female body parts.Depending on the child's age, you can say that the baby grows from an egg in the mommy's womb, pointing to your stomach, and comes out of a special place, called the vagina.
When your child is about age 5, you can begin to introduce books that approach sexuality on a developmentally appropriate level.
Answering their kids' questions about sex is a responsibility that many parents dread.
Otherwise confident moms and dads often feel tongue-tied and awkward when it comes to talking about puberty and where babies come from. Parents can help foster healthy feelings about sex if they answer kids' questions in an age-appropriate way.
It should be more of an unfolding process, one in which kids learn, over time, what they need to know.
Questions should be answered as they arise so that kids' natural curiosity is satisfied as they mature.