Ask Dr. G: Kids Masturbate – What Parents Need to Know

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ASK Dr G Masturbation and Kids

Kids masturbate.

This is true for most children and is completely normal behavior.

The idea of kids masturbating freaks parents out.

This is true of most parents and is also completely normal!

Dr. G has the information you need.

Check out the video for:

  • Why this happens
  • How to talk about it
  • Why you should talk about it
  • Why you don’t need to freak out!

ABOUT Dr. G: Deborah Gilboa, MD is a Family Physician, mom of 4 boys, international speaker, Book coverand author. She developed the “3 R’s of Parenting” to empower parents to raise respectful, responsible, and resilient kids. Her new book released September 2014, Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate! She is a frequent contributor to ABC, CBS, WQED, Huffington Post, Parenting Magazine, and others. Check out her free downloadable tools to make your parenting more effective!

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  1. says

    Dr. G, THANK YOU for this. People are so freaked out about having these conversations but how are our kids going to grow up with a healthy sense of self without them? Fabulous piece and something I will share liberally.

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