Masturbation and Genital Play : Child Development

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During the second half of the Let year of life, it, they explore other parts of their bodies, babies discover their genitals. Since the supply of nerve endings is great in this region. A pleasurable response from manual stimulation is  

experienced. During the preschool years children develop an interest each others’ bodies and may occasionally have the desire to see and couch them. This early interest in sex is a natural part of development. Parents should know that handling of the genitals occurs in children of all ages and not a matter for concern. When there is excessive or persistent genital play or if this is practiced in public, this may be indicative of significant psychopathology.




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