Parents Section

For Parents: useful links and websites on all topics discussed

Puberty

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/parents/bodies

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/stages-of-puberty-what-happens-to-boys-and-girls/

http://www.bewiser.ie/your-sexual-health/masturbation/

https://amaze.org/having-the-talks/

Reproduction

https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/sexual-health/contraception/

https://b4udecide.ie/parents/

http://www.bewiser.ie/talk-about-pregnancy/

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/parents/pregnancy-and-reproduction

Anatomy

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/parents/middle-school/what-should-i-teach-my-middle-schooler-about-their-body

https://www.healthpromotion.ie/hp-files/docs/HPM00478.pdf

https://b4udecide.ie/

www.belongto.ie

www.teni.ie

Sexuality

www.bewiser section on ‘Let’s talk about Sex, Gender and Sexuality’ for more information for parents.

www.belongto.org is an Irish organisation that provides support for LGBTI+ young people aged 14-23 and their parents/carers.

www.teni.ie Transgender Equality Network Ireland offer a range of support services that aim to increase the well-being of transgender people and their families.

Body Image

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/body-image.html

https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/01/child-body-image-advice-weight-shaming.html

http://suzannahneufeld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/How-to-Talk-to-Kids-About-Body-Image.pdf

http://www.bewiser.ie/body-image/

Periods

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/tween-and-teen-health/in-depth/menstruation/art-20046004

https://www.heygirls.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Pads-4-Dads-Booklet-Final.pdf

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/talk-about-menstruation.html

https://www.bodyform.co.uk/our-world/daughters-first-period/

http://www.bewiser.ie/how-to/use-a-tampon/

Relationships

https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-parents/developing-healthy-relationships/

https://amaze.org/video/healthy-relationships-finding-an-adult-you-can-trust/

www.bewiser.ie

www.spunout.ie

Consent

http://www.bewiser.ie/talk-about-consent/

www.spunout.ie

www.sexualwellbeing.ie

Online Safety

www.webwise.ie

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Pornography & Sexting

Childnet is a UK based organisation that provides support and advice on how to talk to young people of all ages about online Pornography.

https://www.childnet.com/blog/practical-resources-addressing-online-pornography

The Porn Conversation: gives advice and information for different age groups

http://thepornconversation.org/

Pornography and Sexting:

https://www.outspokeneducation.com/porn-and-sexting

Other Information

www.bewiser provides parent seminars prior to school delivery for both primary and secondary schools.

sarahsproule.com offers online workshops to parents to help them become more comfortable talking to their young people about all different areas of sex, sexuality and sexual health. She can also be found on Instagram – @iamsarahsproule.

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