Promoting safe dating handout


04-Mar-2020 05:53

The revised Safe Sleep for Your Baby brochure offers current and accessible information to parents and caregivers, so they can help babies sleep safely and lower the risk of SIDS.

The Safe Sleep for Your Baby video presents the steps to create a safe infant sleep environment and lower the risk of SIDS.

Do you think that practicing safe sex takes the joy out of sex? Safe sex practices simply combine the greatest pleasure with the least risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as herpes or syphilis.

Safe sex can actually enhance your sex life by increasing communication and trust between you and your sexual partners.

It includes: You might think you don't need to practice safe sex if both you and your partner have HIV.

But practicing safe sex will help protect you from other STIs.

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Next, the safest sex is sex that is shared between two people who are not infected with any STIs (including HIV), who only have sex with each other, and who don't use injectable drugs.

If your partner is infected with HIV or another STI, or you don't know your partner's sexual history, the safest sexual activities include: Safer sexual intercourse carries some risk, but it is much, much safer than taking no precautions at all.

In short, safe sex means not allowing your partner's semen or vaginal secretions to get inside of your vagina, anus, penis, or mouth.

These resources are part of the Public Health Agency of Canada's ongoing commitment to promote awareness about SIDS and safe infant sleep environments.

The 2011 Joint Statement on Safe Sleep makes current research evidence available to health practitioners so they may offer parents and caregivers information and support to promote awareness of SIDS and safe sleep.

In the 2013 YRBS, 12.1% of NYS adolescents reported being hit, slapped or physically hurt by their boyfriend or girlfriend.