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Get clued up on what's legal when it comes to contraception and sex for your teen.

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Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.

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Pornography is more available than ever before, thanks to the internet. It can also be a hideously embarrassing subject to broach with your child. In this video, CEOP's Jonathan Baggaley offers some tips for opening non-awkward discussions.

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It's hard to start conversations about sex and relationships. Some advice from Brook on things to think about before you launch into that difficult conversation about sex, contraception and safety.

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In this video, Simon Blake from Brook talks about what to do when it's too embarrassing to talk to your child about sex.
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Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

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Justin Hancock, author of Talking To Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid stuttering about the birds and the bees

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CEOP's tips for ways to start a conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that.

Brook

Laura Hurley of Brook offers some ideas for tackling the topic of abortion with your child - and explains why she thinks you should.