I asked my mother, what is masturbation? Parents and children sometimes bring their questions and concerns to the pediatrician, but there is surprisingly little guidance or information available in the pediatric literature. And in an informal survey of pediatric colleagues, there seems to be a lot of variation in whether doctors bring up the subject. I will tell you that I took a certain amount of ribbing from my colleagues for even asking the question, which is not necessarily a bad thing; humor can help defuse a potentially embarrassing subject.
Sexual Behaviour In Children & Young People
"I caught my year old son masturbating. What to do?" - Times of India
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What Parents Should Know About Teen Masturbation
Few studies have explored the hormonal triggers for masturbation in infants and young children. Thus, we aimed to study the sex hormones and clinical profiles of masturbating infants and young children. All children underwent basic laboratory investigations prior to referral.
Masturbation is when people rub their own genitals the penis in males or the the vagina in females because they like the way it feels. Lots of people have heard all sorts of crazy stuff about masturbation — that it can cause diseases, interfere with growth, cause mental problems, lead to blindness, or stop a person from having children. Masturbation is often considered a private topic and some people may feel embarrassed to think or ask about it. If you have worries or questions about masturbation, talk to a doctor, nurse, health counselor, or someone in your family. But erections are a perfectly normal function of the male body, especially in guys who are going through puberty.