Breaking the Ice – A Guide for Teen on Adolescence and Puberty
For Girls The transition from girlhood to womanhood is natural in the life of every normal girl. However that this is natural does not mean it is easy. With the numerous changes going on from physical to mental and social, come questions that adults who are in a better position to answer often feel uncomfortable responding to. This book presents the subject of growing into womanhood and all its attending issues – from identity to sexuality – in a simple and interactive way, proffering answers to age-old uncomfortable questions of what it means to become a woman. It is easy to read, and filled with anecdotes and illustrations that paint relatable pictures of what the path to womanhood looks like in the mind of every girl that reads it.
For Boys Growing up comes with a lot of changes and adolescents are the prime age grade going through this myriad of changes from physical to mental and social. Talking to a teenage boy about the changes in his body can be a tad uncomfortable, especially among parents. This book offers information on what it means to grow up, taking the reader on a journey from childhood, through adolescence and into adulthood. It answers questions ranging from identity to sexuality. Any young boy can go through the pages of this book and be better equipped to tow confidently, the path to becoming a healthy man.
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About the Author
Ijeoma Okafor-Emeagha is a Nurse/Midwife with over 10 years of professional practice. She is a certified family planning service provider, and a member of the International Planned Parenthood. She also has a master’s degree in Nursing. Ijeoma has worked in various specialties of the Nursing profession, including pediatrics. Ijeoma has carried out various outreaches and learning sessions with young school students and teenage girls on adolescence and puberty. Her discourses with these teens stemmed the need for this book. Ijeoma is a mum of three and is happily married.