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- 1Determine if your child has sleep disturbances such as bed-wetting, nightmares or if he or she is scared to go to bed.
- 2Look for changes in your child's behavior such as having big-time mood swings, withdrawl from everything, fearfulness and crying on a regular basis.
- 3Beware if your child changes his or her toilet training habits.
- 4Watch if your child starts to develop fears of certain places, people or activities.
- 5Consult your child's school, if your child has problems in school or with his or her behavior such as acting out sexual activity or being curious about certain sexual matters.
- 6Inspect your child's body and look for unexplained marks such as Bruises, rashes, cuts, limping, multiple and poorly explained injuries.
- 7Observe your child's private areas and look for certain things such as pain, itching, bleeding, fluid or rawness.
- 8If your child has discovered masturbation, observe the intensity. If it is very intense and is only appropriate in teenagers (moaning, using lubricant, thrusting) your child might be molested. If the child has sex toys or is using methods children cannot know, a molester had to give them to the child.
- 9Observe the childs behaviour how he/she is with the other parent. Molesting at home usually happens whilst the mom is asleep
- 10Teach your child that NO ONE should be touching their private areas. That it is not ok for anyone. That if someone does to tell you and NOT to be afraid
- If your suspicions are confirmed about your child being molested take immediate actions, immediately investigate your child's pals, teachers, friend's parents and so on and report it to the police.