Human Sexuality Educator Debbie Roffman’s Latest Book: The Science of Babies

Debbie Roffman has taught human sexuality at The Park School since 1975, and has worked with parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, students, alumni, and trustees at more than 400 schools and organizations across the country. On May 3, 2022, her latest book,The Science of Babies — a board book for children as young as 3 1/2 — was published by Birdhouse Kids.

  • The Science of Babies enables parents and educators to look through children’s eyes and recognize that curiosity about “origins” is about science, not “sex”;
  • The book heads off the belief that human reproductive biology is a taboo topic, by laying out the process of conception and birth with terms and illustrations that answer the specific questions that many children spontaneously ask on their own;
  • It is inclusive from cover to cover, with various kinds of families and body types represented, as well as racially diverse characters and non-gendered language throughout

Debbie’s previously published titles are: Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent’s Guide to SexBut How Did I Get In There In the First Place?; and Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids’ “Go-To” Person About Sex.

Read more about Debbie here.

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