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Title
Children’s of Alabama Hosts Workshops for Parents and Pre-teens on Understanding Puberty
Date
06/24/2019
Description

BIRMINGHAM – If it’s time to have “the talk” with your children, make plans to attend the Girlology and Guyology workshops for pre-teens and parents on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Children’s of Alabama Bradley Lecture Center (1600 5th Avenue South).

Girlology and Guyology is a growing national program started by two physicians and moms in Charleston, S.C., to help parents and their children have age-appropriate, medically accurate and cringe-free conversations about puberty and emerging sexuality through a series of programs that targets adolescents and teens.

Each workshop is $50 per child-parent/trusted adult pair. Registration is online at www.girlology.com/pages/events. Free parking for the Girlology and Guyology workshops will be available in the Children’s 5th Avenue parking deck.

For girls and their parents, there will be two workshops:

  • 1:30-3:30pm, Something New About YOU – helping girls face puberty with greater confidence, this session is geared towards girls ages 8–11
  • 4-6 p.m., Reproduction – providing kids with accurate, age-appropriate information about sex, this session is geared towards girls ages 10-12

For boys and their parents, there will be two workshops:

  • 1:30-3:30 p.m., Just the Facts – equipping boys with the knowledge to navigate puberty, this session is geared towards boys ages 9–11
  • 4-6 p.m., Reproduction – providing kids with accurate, age-appropriate information about sex, this session is geared towards boys ages 10-12

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is one of the largest pediatric medical facilities in the United States.