Talk Soon. Talk Often: a guide for parents talking to their kids about sex

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Western Australia
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A WA Department of Health booklet developed to support parents to initiate regular and relaxed conversations with their children about relationships and sexuality.

Age and stage appropriate information for parents with children birth to teens.

First published 2011, updated in 2019.

For free bulk orders (Western Australian schools and organisations)

Free bulk orders can be made via Please register with an organisational email (gmail and hotmail are not accepted through this automated system). Delivery is only available to WA addresses.

If you have any problems with the online ordering system, please contact

For individual copies

Please contact or Sharelle Tulloh on 9222 4447 or


A Top Tips from Talk soon. Talk often (A4 flyeris also available. This flyer includes all of the top 20 tips for talking on pages 76 and 77 of the book and the 10 top reasons for talking soon from page 10 and 11. Hardcopies can be ordered via

This flyer can be used as a precursor to sending out the book to parents or as a reminder of the key messages when you are delivering your RSE program. It can also be added to school newsletters.

Talk soon. Talk often. book - PDF document

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