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Brook provides free and confidential sexual health services and advice for young people under 25. The organisation has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years.

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Sexual health: advice for parents when your child becomes sexually active

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In this video, Simon Blake from Brook offers advice on talking to your child about sexual health.

See below for links to getting further help online:

Further reading

Confidential advice from Brook

Three tips for starting a difficult conversation with your child

Sex: preparing to talk to your child

The advice published on Parent Info is provided by independent experts in their field and not necessarily the views of Parent Zone or NCA-CEOP.

Updated: May 2018

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