Many parents like Dave fear that the habit is brought on by some sort of neurological or developmental challenge, or maybe even sexual abuse. Try to be sure that your child receives at least 1 hour every day of special time together and physical affection from you. Related from The Daily Beast. We share what we love—and we may receive a commission if you choose to buy. You've got this.
It is considered not only healthy, but normal.
Masturbation Isn’t Just for Bad Girls
For men, masturbation is taken for granted as being routine as brushing their teeth perhaps even more frequent a ritual. Even at the age bracket where men and women appear closest in frequency, there is nothing remotely close to masturbation parity. You cannot accept any masturbation by your child. Life doesn't always go perfectly with the routine. Fanny packs are back, mama—here are 15 ones we're coveting. Emphasize the fact that the behavior is completely natural and not a bad or shameful thing. Life will probably never be as predictable as I'd like, but at least with our Metro strollerI know my child will be cradled with care no matter what crosses our path.