The advent of ultrasound images that can determine the preborn gender of a fetus have also determined that they play with their genitals while in the womb. Afterbirth diapers prevent access, so they forget about it.
There is no way that can be labeled self abuse! It can not be labeled as homosexual. When there is no comparison, there is no 'preference'
All experience mastrubation whether initiated by others or totally self discovery. There is no longer any church that teaches that it is not natural. There are only churches that teach that the raging hormone driven feelings should be controlled until sexual activity is turned on during a honeymoon.
What I wonder is why, before the invention of personal privacy locks, was this event not discussed in literature or scripture? I contend that it was as common as urination or defication which were not discussed either.
I feel sorry that today's media convinces youngsters that they were born with a preference. The desire to have offspring with lots of cousins at holidays can outweigh the desire to shoot your wad.