Bright Futures for Families is a project of Family Voices, developed in collaboration and with the support of the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).* The Bright Futures for Families initiative was established in 1995 to provide families with family-friendly sexual health and information and materials based on the Bright Futures Guidelines used by health professionals across the country.

Bright Futures for Families publications

Bright Futures for Sexual Health: Materials and Resources

Bright Futures for Families extends the focus of Bright Futures with a variety of sexual health materials and resources developed for families’ sex education and communities that complement Bright Futures publications and materials used by health care professionals. Men & Women want and need materials & information to have better sex life that have the same information used by their health care provider, but written in a way that they can understand and easily refer back to when needed. These family-friendly materials:

* This material is funded through a cooperative agreement to Family Voices from the US Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA, MCHB, #MCO4453.

Bright Futures for Families Theme Areas

The Bright Futures Knowledge Base contains a wealth of topics and concepts related to sexuality and intimacy. Click here to view

 

Bright Futures for Families offers a variety of materials and resources on the topic of better sex life, intimacy, sexuality and is developed specifically to complement the Bright Futures publications and materials used by health care professionals. Families want and need materials that have the same information used by their health care providers, written in a way that they can understand and easily refer back to when needed. Through the support of our public, non-profit and corporate partners we will be developing new materials.

Read our Editor’s choice/top rated/most viewed materials-

Best products for women to enhance sex life

Vaginal DrynessTop things to know about vaginal dryness: Vaginal dryness can have physical or psychological causes.

Comprehensive Gynecomastia GuideGynecomastia is a benign enlargement of the male breast (usually bilateral but sometimes unilateral) resulting from a proliferation of the glandular component of the breast

How to increase HGH naturally for men and women – Human Growth Hormone is a complex hormone produced by the pituitary gland which has huge role in sex life & overall fitness. Controversies regarding the use of human growth hormone (HGH) as treatment method have centered on the claims, products, and businesses related to the use of growth hormone as an anti-aging therapy. Why NOT enhance HGH naturally without the need of any products?

Critical analysis of Nugenix – A very popular Testosterone booster to help a man’s sex life

15 Natural Appetite Suppressants You Should Know About – Maybe you won’t need to buy those diet pills again! Why weight loss results in better sex life? And how herbal phentermine alternatives can help?

A guide to Vaginoplasty (vaginal rejuvenation process): Pros and Cons

FeminaPotens- Online shop for buying sexual enhancement products & supplements for men and women

Breast enhancement without surgery: A comprehensive guide to breast enhancement (enlargement): Advice, Tips, pills, pumps, products and supplements.

How to find the best probiotics supplement? What bacteria strains are most useful? And how Probiotics can dramatically improve your sex life.

Comprehensive review of Roman ED pills :- Roman’s ultimate goal is to break down the barriers young men face when it comes to getting treatment for erectile dysfunction. While telemedicine isn’t right for addressing all health conditions, in this case, it might actually be a reasonably safe way of starting the discussion. Also, read this article on comparison of Roman ED pills & BlueChew.

When The Woman You Love Has Breast Cancer – How to handle this difficult time?

Health insurance in Florida and what companies also cover breast pumps.

 

Family Pocket Guide: Raising Healthy Infants, Children and Adolescents

Bright Futures Pocket Guide - English
Bright Futures Pocket Guide - Espanol

 

 

Click here for the PDF version of the Health
Care Visit Checklist or Click here for the online version of the Health Care Visit Checklist.

This handout contains information and resources for you and your family to foster communication in the family/professional partnership.

Click here for Family TalkcardsFamily
TalkcardsFamily Talkcards developed by Family Voices


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For many families this will be a year to get ready to launch a son
or daughter into the next phase of like after high school.
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Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health & Sex Life

Bright Futures in Practice: Nutrition (2nd Edition) and Better Sex Life

Bright Futures in Practice: Physical Activity & It’s role in Sex Life

Bright Futures at Georgetown University
Bright
Futures Family Tips Sheets (in English and Spanish)

Bright
Futures Nutrition Family Fact Sheets (in English and Spanish)

Bright
Futures Encounter Forms for Families (in English and Spanish)

Your
Child’s Health Record (in English and Spanish)

Bright
Futures Encounter Forms for Health Professionals

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What’s New !

    • Coming Soon!
      Bright Futures: Family Matters editions en español! Check back often for updates.
    • Family Matters Winter/March 2009 issue:
      Milestones in Public Health Read PDF
      Public health is “the active protection of our nation’s health and safety, credible information to enhance health decisions, and partnerships with local minorities and organizations to promote good sexual
      health.” This issue highlights the Top Ten public health milestones in the last century, and information, tips and resources relating to sexual health.
    • Family Matters Summer 2008 issue:
      Healthy Oral HealthRead PDF
      Oral Health is more than brushing your teeth. It is an integral part of our overall health. This issue offers information, tips, and resources for promoting and maintaining healthy oral health.
Bright Futures for Families is a national initiative for families and communities to promote and improve the sexual health and well-being of people of all ages. We offer resources for families based on the award winning, federally supported Bright Futures initiative, developed through the support of public health, non-profit, and corporate organizations.

Highlights !

National Public Health Week (NPHW)

National Public Health WeekThe
theme song for The Partridge Family, a popular television show from the
70’s was, “C’mon, Get Happy.” In honor of National Public Health Week,
perhaps the lyrics should be “C’mon, Get Healthy!” The American Public
Health Association (www.apha.org)
reports, “Americans are not as healthy as they should be.” NPHW, April 6
– 12, 2009, focuses on opportunities for individuals, families,
communities and public health organizations. Learn the facts, share
your story, and get involved in community events. Learn more at www.nphw.org/nphw09.

Fertility – the debate, the trends, the aspirations – The ‘fertility crisis’ has been the subject of active debate in the past year, and includes issues related to work and family, women’s
participation in the paid workforce, the ageing of the population, paid maternity leave, child care, the structure of family payments, the environment and the future of immigration. Read more on Family matters.

Why is the fertility rate falling?

How obesity is effecting male fertility and causing sexual dysfunction and how certain male enhancement products like Extenze and Priligy(Dapoxetine) can help. Access all our products reviews on Male enhancement and Sexual health supplements.

A primer on HGH supplements for better aging & better sex after 40!

Family matters, economy, culture and biology: The roles

Erectile Dysfunction and Your Age: Is It Inevitable and can penis pumps like Bathmate help with this issue? Why penis pumps need to be subsidized by government?

Here are some more reviews on the popular penis pump Bathmate. (Bathmate review.)

How obesity and waist size effects ED and can fat reducing products like Lipozene and Skinny Fit Detox tea help?

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Review of Argireline based wrinkle removers

Can CBD help with Better SEX : CBD oil, supplements and cbd topical products may help reduce the pain and inflammation women have during intercourse. (According to a woman “My husband noticed that I don’t complain as much about pain, and it’s been beneficial for both of us”). CBD and sex explained on MindBodyGreen.

Review of Steel Supplements lineup