Puberty

Boys and girls should be told about the changes that will occur in their body, as well as the changes that occur in the opposite sex:

-          Everyone develops at different stages

-          Boys and girls will get pubic hair and underarm hair, and leg hair will become thicker and darker

-          Boys may get facial hair

-          Acne is common during puberty

-          Girls hips become wider and their breasts become bigger

-          Boys get broader shoulders

-          It is normal that they will have more thoughts about sex

-          Boys may sometimes have wet dreams and ejaculate in their sleep

-          The penis and testicles will grow

-          Boys’ voices will become deeper