Each family will approach this in their own way, based on their values, comfort level, and style.But keep in mind that your reaction to your child's curiosity will convey whether these actions are "acceptable" or "shameful." Toddlers who are scolded and made to feel bad about their natural curiosity may develop an increased focus on their private parts or feel shame.
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By the time a child is 3 years old, parents may choose to use the correct anatomical words.
They may sound medical, but there is no reason why the proper label shouldn't be used when the child is capable of saying it. — should be stated matter-of-factly, with no implied silliness.
Toddlers often will touch their own genitals when they're naked, such as in the bathtub or while being diapered.
At this stage of development, they have no modesty.Age-appropriate books on the subject are also helpful.Answer the question in a straightforward manner, and you will probably find that your child is satisfied with just a little information at a time.That way, the child learns to use them in a direct manner, without embarrassment. A Gallup poll showed that 67% of parents use actual names to refer to male and female body parts.Depending on the child's age, you can say that the baby grows from an egg in the mommy's womb, pointing to your stomach, and comes out of a special place, called the vagina.Tell them that the man's sperm joins the woman's egg and then the baby begins to grow.