Ten Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy

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Ten Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy

Ten Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Avoid Teen Pregnancy

Power to Decide has reviewed research about parental influences on children’s sexual behavior and talked to many experts in the field, as well as to teens and parents themselves. From these sources, it is clear that there is much parents and adults can do to reduce the risk of teen pregnancy. Here are 10 modest tips that parents—and any adults who have young people in their lives—can use to start a conversation. 
 

March 2008

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