By Susan McClelland Jun 8, Of all the surprises that came with being a mom, this was the biggest: having to deal with my daughters touching their private parts. My youngest, for instance, likes to splay her legs over the sides of the bathtub and caress her, well, you know. And when my other daughter was three years old, she frequently danced naked, running her fingers up and down her torso and in between her, well, you know.
Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe. Courtesy Photos. QI recently discovered that my year-old stepson, who lives with us full-time, has been stealing, wearing, soiling, and hiding his toddler sister's pull-ups. I've found them after he hides them in his closet, which also serves as a general storage area. After discussions with him, I'm certain that wearing them is a pleasure thing for him.
Toddler masturbation medically known as infantile masturbation is a surprisingly common phenomenon in children between the ages of one and five. What is uncommon is new parents knowing what is happening and how to handle it in the best interest of their children. Toddler masturbation is not as illicit as the common term for the phenomenon may convey. According to Dr.