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-- if you have not talked to your kids about the birds and the -- yet you might want to get started.
If they don't just get the information that they need they might turn to their cell phone.
A state funded group in North Carolina has started a text service where kids as young as fourteen can type in questions about sex.
And get an answer back from somebody that's mostly factual and less than 24 hours.
Is that a good idea professor -- -- He's an expert on.
Sexually transmitted disease infection in technology from the university of Colorado school of public health she joins us from Colorado and Rebecca Hagelin is the author of thirty ways.
In thirty days to save your family.
And they both have children home all right a professor.
Tell you why you think that this is actually a good idea it's some.
Fifteen year old kid has a question about sex they just text it to somebody and somebody gets back to what the answer.
Well in this case -- texting it -- credible public health professionals who are credentialed -- -- create comprehensive information.
I -- thirteen questions.
About sexuality and sexual health and how to protect themselves okay and.
So they're going to wind up with the answers through this program called the birds and the bees -- line Rebecca.
But a lot of parents are going wait a minute if they're gonna get information about sex I want -- from I want the information from me the parent.
And not some anonymous mr.
answer man on the.
That's right as a matter of fact this is -- situations for you really need to pull back the curtain and see who's behind this program.
And a group that's organizing it -- board members from planned parenthood which we know is the nation's largest provider of abortions.
-- free sex -- you have a stranger on the -- -- it doesn't.
It doesn't pass that creepy back -- -- here coming and I can't imagine my daughter on the bed.
At 98 texting some -- and she doesn't know what asking that question.
That that is as little -- professor area under and you feel.
That if parents are uneasy with this may be the parent should text message their -- question to find out what kind of -- again.
Absolutely I think that parents really should be the first -- sexuality educators for their kid.
You can think of this is an opportunity to be a conversation starter and what information I think getting from the text message.
Sure why not you've got to touch your kids more in depth about -- about.
All right Rebecca I'll give you the last word on this.
-- we celebrate Mother's Day this week and it's time for mothers to be more relevant not less relevant because when moms are less relevant society we have all kinds of problems so I say -- Time to step and as usual and you vita one to pass on your values to your kids it's -- -- to get my book too.
All right a -- ago professor and Rebecca we thank you both for joining us today from DC and Denver.
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