From as early as elementary school, I learned about sex. But the education I received growing up was neither comprehensive nor useful when it came to real life situations. Sure, I had more than one health class from elementary school to high school, but the truth is a lot of questions that I and other teens have remain unanswered. How do we know the right kind of condom or lubricant to buy? How can we get other methods of birth control and which would work best for us?
Sex Education and Advice for Girls - Teen Sex Questions
Sex education doesn't need to be a single tell-all discussion. Follow your child's cues about what he or she needs to know — and when. Sex education often begins as simple anatomy lessons during the toddler years. But during the school-age years, your child might start asking specific questions about sex.