Content Tagged With: 'teenagers'

As if all the changes to your body weren’t enough, you’ll notice that your emotions are changing too.You might begin to have new interests, concerns and new ideas you want to express. You might also find that sometimes you feel moody. You might feel terrific one minute and down in the dumps the...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teenagers, puberty
Part of growing up is learning to juggle many kinds of relationships –family, friends and others.Every person has many different kinds of relationships. Some relationships are more personal than others. As you grow up, your relationships with your family and your friends are different from when you...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teenagers, puberty
How can we start those very important conversations about sexuality with our children?  Firstly, you need to remember that you have been the primary sexuality educator your children since they were babies.  Children first learn about sexuality from the hugs and cuddles we give them as babies and...
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Topics: parents, teenagers, teens, communication, values, Youth
FRENCH: This booklet gives general information about puberty and is aimed at youth and teenagers. Some frank language is used to explain the facts. Reprinted with permission from Healthy Child Manitoba Office, 2013.Copies of pamphlets can be ordered at: http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthychild/...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teen clinics, teenagers, puberty
Growing up means that you will experience lots of changes.You will grow and mature in your own way and at your own pace.Somewhere between the ages of about 8 and 16 puberty will begin. Puberty means lots of changes - in your body, in your feelings and in the relationships you have with others. You’...
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Topics: Youth, puberty, teenagers, teens
This booklet gives general information about puberty and is aimed at youth and teenagers. Some frank language is used to explain the facts. Reprinted with permission from Healthy Child Manitoba Office, 2013.Copies of pamphlets can be ordered at: http://www.gov.mb.ca/healthychild/publications/index....
Type: Resource
Topics: Youth, puberty, teens, teenagers
Everyone grows at their own rate.In puberty, you can have growth spurts and grow several inches in a short time. These spurts might give you sore, achy muscles (growing pains). You might also feel clumsy while you get used to your new size. You might suddenly find that you're a head taller or...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teenagers, puberty
What is Gender?Understanding gender may seem simple but it can be pretty complicated. Gender is the term that society uses to describe whether we are male or female. Beliefs about gender can vary from one culture to another.Feel good about who you are and don’t let other people tell you how to...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teenagers, puberty
Your body belongs to you. No one – including relatives, friends, people in charge of you or strangers – has the right to touch your body against your wishes. Feeling sexually attracted to other people is healthy and natural. But it’s not okay to touch or kiss someone unless they agree to it (...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teenagers, puberty
Here is a list of phone and internet resources that you can check out if you need help or more information about a topic you read about in this booklet. You can call or visit these resources for free.Puberty and health:Health links – Info Santé call 1-888-325-9257 or 204-788-8200 for quick health...
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Topics: Youth, teens, teen clinics, puberty, teenagers

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