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childbirth video

So my 7 year has expressed that she wants to see a video of childbirth. I have showed her one that was not very explicit and very quick. But I don't think she grasp the pain part that I was trying to get across. We have spoke about where babies come from, and how they come out but nothing in detail. anyone else dealing with this situation?
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My kids will know about the birds and the bees early in age, I want them to be very knowledgeable when it comes to sex and pregnancy and stds. I was a teen parent , so I want to instill in my boys that they don't need to have babies until after college and they are in a stable position to have one. My niece is 7 and she has started asking myself and her mother questions and we just say they come out of our bellies. I have had csections so I'm not lying when I say they come out of my belly lol now boys don't seem to care about any of that stuff. My 5 almost 6 year old son doesn't ask question, but once he starts or gets to a certain age I will sit down with him and explain everything. I think the more knowledge a person has the less chance of getting pregnant at a young age or anything else happening.
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I agree with Tricia when you hide sex from the it makes it seem like it's a wonderful adventure I'm 19 pregnant with my first but I became sexually active young. My mom never taught me anything she always made sex shameful and never talked about it just made me scared that if she found out what I was doing she would kick me out and not love me I wasn't very educated on sex and now I'm pregnant I love my son I just wish someone would've told me
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We are definitely open and honest with her about things but how far is too far for a 7 year old? If she were 12 I'd let her be in the room when I have her baby sister. Is 7 too young to see that? Bc at 21 seeing a baby come out of a vagina still grosses me out.
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My sister is 9 and I feel like she is still too young to understand and I would worry about a 7 year old telling friends at school what she saw and possibly getting in trouble or getting another child in trouble as well. I think its important to teach your kids about pregnancy and childbirth but not until about age 10 (or when they hit puberty) or so depending on the maturity of the child
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I had a four yr old ask me the other day how the dr got the baby in my belly. Glad he ws easy to distract with telln him it was magic dr things haha. Not even related to him and hes way to young to actually tell him anything but his gma told him he would find out when hes older and he got all shy cuz we wer all lookin at him and said no i wont and ran away hah
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My mother showed me detail and sound so I understand the whole thing from pain and all as well seen her give birth to my broth Dr begin to end, and experience I never forgot but also keep from being pregnant til now, she never sugar coated nothing because you going to come back asking question, but I'm 23 n this is my first child I'm not saying it's a good age but I'm not to young nor to old,but i am thankful she did, the same with disease, showed me pictures and videos, thank God I'm healthy. I personally feel that letting her watch you give birth is,the best way for her to understand what's really going on... just like the birds and bees
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Everyone's opinion is gonna be different on this, now if you feel she is ready to see childbirth that's only something you can choose. As long as you explain to a child everything before hand I think it should be fine. 7 might still be a little two young to watch but it may not be. I feel once they start asking they are somewhat ready to learn everything. She is curious. You know if she is ready to see any of that , you know her maturity level. Maybe start teaching her about periods and how her body works.
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7 is a little too young. Kids start asking questions at like 3 doesn't mean u go show them a video of a bloody vagiba popping a kid out. But that's just my opinion.  
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I would have to say that I would personally be upset if my daughter who is 6 came home from school and told me that one of her friends from school talked about this.
I think 10 is a good age cuz that way its a little more easier to make sure they dont go to school talking about it. And 7 is just too young. They are still innocent at that age
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Let her see it... She will be fine
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Some girls start their periods young now. My best friend in elementary school started when she was 8, my little cousin started at 9. How do you keep those girls from talking about it? Of course this is a contraversial issue but how do I not mess this up. IZOA how old were you when you way he'd your mom give birth?  
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Try finding some books I have a book that explains about how to talk to sex to your children and the number one thing is to not lie about it. Lieing to your kids is why kids lie to you. Simply explain without details and that should satisfy their questions. Also if a kid doesn't ask then there is no reason to make them curious about it. But everyone is different on this kind of situation
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I started my period at 8, but thanks to my mom, who was open and honest with me about stuff like that from a very young age, I understood it.
I do remember one day at school though when me and a friend went to the bathroom together, my period had begun and I didn't have a pad on. I asked her to go ask the teacher for one, but she was so freaked out cuz of not knowing anything about it, that she told the teacher I was in the bathroom dying, lol.
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