Bellybuttons Are Navels

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Createspace Independent Pub, Dec 18, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 44 pages
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"Bellybuttons Are Navels" is designed for use with young children. Cheerful artwork and gentle words frame this engagingly told story of two children taking a bath. As Mary and her brother Robert splash about and play, they not only discover that boys and girls have some of the same body parts, but also that boys and girls have some distinguishing features- that have accurate names. Today, when the USA has among the highest rates of teen pregnancy, HIV and STD rates in the western world it is clear that we need to begin prevention early. "Bellybuttons Are Navels" is a tool to help assure your child becomes a sexually healthy adult. "New parents should get this as a present when their first child is born." -Mary S. Calderone, M.D., M.P.H. "An easy, accurate introduction to anatomy to share with children." -Booklist "...fulfills the requirement virtually all sex educators stress: It names body parts" -Redbook"...a fine resource." -SIECUS Report

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This book may have a little "too much information" for some people. This is not a book for teachers, this is a book for parents to share with children if they wish. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Mark Schoen, Ph.D. has been producing sexual health media since 1974. As an award-winning filmmaker and human sexuality expert, he has produced more than 50 sexual health films that have been broadcast, used in clinical and educational settings and by the general public He is author of the award winning children's sexual anatomy book and video, Bellybuttons Are Navels. His productions have included projects for SIECUS, The Unitarian Church, and Planned Parenthood. Dr. Schoen has won six prestigious Telly Awards as well as other noted film awards for producing & directing in the sexual health field. Dr. Schoen has been quoted in numerous publications, appeared on many television & radio shows. He is one of sixteen members on the National Advisory Council on Sexual Health led by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher at Morehouse University, School of Medicine. He also serves on the Board of the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and has been elected President of The Eastern Region of The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality for 2008.

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