How to talk to your preteen and teen about …?

Our free class series is designed to start sometimes difficult or awkward discussions on topics faced by families with growing preteens and teens. The classes offer a casual, conversational atmosphere for learning and opening the lines of communication between parents and their children.

Girl Talk: It’s a Girl Thing

Thursday, Feb. 21 • 6 to 8 p.m.

This parent-daughter class led by pediatric gynecologists is designed to start the conversation about girls’ physical and emotional changes during puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 8 to 13.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Room B

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Teen Talk: Sexual Health and Dating

Thursday, March 7 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Get help from pediatric gynecologists and urologists with starting sometimes awkward conversations about sex and the teen body. Group discussion topics will include contraceptives, sexually transmitted infections, vaccines and support for parents of teens. Recommended for boys and girls ages 14 to 18 and their parents.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108, Classroom B

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Boy Talk: Boys to Men

Thursday, Feb. 28 • 6 to 8 p.m.

This parent-son class led by a pediatric urologist is designed to start the discussion about physical and emotional changes associated with puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108, Classroom B

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What is congenital diaphragmatic hernia?

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