Request Exam or Desk Copy. Over the past 15 years much pioneering work has been done on the social demography of young men's sexual activities, contraceptive use, and fertility experiences. But how do men develop and manage their identities in these areas? In Sex, Men, and Babies, William Marsiglio and Sally Hutchinson provide a compelling and insightful portrait of young men who are capable of anticipating, creating, and fathering human life. Based on in-depth interviews with a diverse sample of 70 single men aged , this is the most comprehensive, qualitative study of its kind. Through intimate stories and self-reflections, these men talk about sex, romance, relationships, birth control, pregnancies, miscarriages, abortions, visions of fathering, and other issues related to men's self-awareness, and the many ways they construct, explain, and change their identities as potential fathers.
Sex, Men, and Babies
Sex, Men, and Babies
Like many parents, I had hoped to delay discussing sex with my young sons as long as possible. They would ask me where babies came from on some vague day in the future, I imagined, when they were mature and I had a knowledgeable, profound answer at the ready. While 5 may seem young to learn about the birds and the bees, some children start asking about reproduction as toddlers or preschoolers. There is good reason for parents to take these questions seriously, according to several psychologists and sexual health experts. Early, open communication between children and parents can reap health benefits, and make later, more high-stakes conversations less excruciating, they say. Parents may feel ill-equipped to discuss sex with their kids because of what they perceive as their own lack of technical knowledge, or they fear that discussing reproduction will lead to early sexual activity. But studies suggest conversations between parents and children may actually delay sexual activity or lead to safer sexual choices, such as using condoms or other forms of birth control.
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What are pregnant couples' concerns regarding their sexual relationship after their baby's arrival? Its results are presented in this article. The sexual concerns are categorized as being about physical matters, psychological issues, adaptation issues, and anticipatory planning. A review of the literature then develops the theoretical interpretation of each of the sexual concerns and offers suggestions for childbirth educators to address some of these issues.
When girls and boys reach puberty, their bodies start to change and become more mature. From this time, if a male and a female have sexual intercourse often called 'making love', or 'sleeping with someone' , it is possible that the girl could get pregnant, ie. They form in the testes.