The Darwin hearings continue. You might just feel that he's "too big" or you might notice him starting to be embarrassed to be naked around you. As an adult, you might think about the naked body as a sexual thing, but this isn't true of young children. Another clip filmed by the guard late at night shows a boy hiding under his sheet in his cell when Mr Zamolo calls out and makes a reference to fellatio. Even if you're no longer comfortable showering with your son, it's important for you to stay in the bathroom with him while he showers until he is at least 6 years old, according to Medline Plus, the website for the National Institutes of Health. Visit image gallery to purchase the image. Natural curiosity about bodies does take over, though, and your son may do or say things that make you uncomfortable.
About the Author Maggie McCormick is a freelance writer.
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Monday, 20 March How you talk about nudity and your bodies around your child plays a role in the ideas he forms about the topic. Maggie McCormick is a freelance writer. They likely don't know what sex is or have the capacity to understand it. The Darwin hearings continue. As an adult, you might think about the naked body as a sexual thing, but this isn't true of young children.