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Here are the resources we found for puberty for parents and families:
Fathers and Daughters
While today’s fathers tend to be more involved than ever before in their daughters’ upbringing, some dads back off as their daughters grows up – through a mixture of embarrassment as puberty hits, or the belief that ‘mum knows best’ about such things.
Disability and Growing Up
Puberty can be an awkward time for any family, but for disabled young people it can be especially confusing. Many of the challenges of growing up are universal – figuring out how to talk to a child about sex and relationships without too much embarrassment, for example – but young people with disabilities and their families also face some specific challenges.
How Menstruation Works
At this moment, 300, 000, 000 women across the planet are experiencing the same thing: a period. The monthly menstrual cycle that gives rise to the period is a reality that most women on Earth will go through in their lives but why is this cycle so universal? What makes it a cycle in the first place? In this video, Emma Bryce gives a primer on periods.