What is masturbation? Masturbation is self-stimulation of the genitals for pleasure and self-comfort. Children may rub themselves with a hand or other object.
I do not want him to think of masturbation as a bad thing but the way things are right now, he has shut himself out ever As a parent, what should I tell my child about masturbation? When the kid wants to discuss he will.
Talking to your child about masturbation may feel a little awkward, embarrassing or even deeply uncomfortable. But these are necessary.
Babies explore their bodies and learn quickly that touching their sex organs feels good. It's not at all unusual for young children to masturbate.