Study finds parents talk to youths too late about sex

12/7/2009 | Yahoo!

A study in Pediatrics found that 40% of adolescents had had sexual intercourse before their parents ever talked to them about safe sex, birth control or STDs. Researchers said since teens who do talk to their parents about sex are more likely to delay becoming sexually active and to practice safe sex when they do become sexually active, parents need to have the sex talk sooner.

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