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Search KidsHealth library. Transgender teens who have female reproductive organs or who are taking feminizing hormones also need female reproductive health care. All teens who are sexually active and want to prevent pregnancy need to use birth control.
Engage in conversations and check regularly with your children about their interests, friend groups, romantic attractions, and any bullying or teasing that may be taking place. Larger text size Large text size Regular text size. Transgender people may have the body of one gender, but feel that they are the opposite gender, like they were born into the wrong type of body.
However, many LGBT teens have said, in retrospect, that they began to sense something "different" about themselves early in life, and for gender diverse youth, sometimes as far back as preschool. Stay connected. Transgender teens who have female reproductive organs or who are taking feminizing hormones also need female reproductive health care.