On this episode of Monday Mornings with Dr. Mona, a mother of a 2.5 year old calls in to ask if it's normal that her son doesn't want anybody looking at his genitalia during bath time/diaper changes.I discuss how to balance body autonomy with the ...
On this episode of Monday Mornings with Dr. Mona, a mother of a 2.5 year old calls in to ask if it’s normal that her son doesn’t want anybody looking at his genitalia during bath time/diaper changes.
I discuss how to balance body autonomy with the need for parental monitoring/intervention. I also discuss why body autonomy is important AND why we should be teaching children from a young age about normal anatomical names for genitalia.
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