What do 13 year olds use these days for portection when they get there period???


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Beth - posted on 07/08/2013




Well some 13yr olds are big girls others are tiny little things but i would start with smaller pads made for young teens. but with it being summertime pools water parks bikinis and just general all round summer fun tampons would prob be best. But please be there for her exlain give her tips ect. wet the aplicator either with saliva or ky somthing to help with the entry first few times. The last thing you want in addition to first periods is tramatized by the first insertion of of somthing into her body. If your not all wierded out your self being there helping would be the best. rather than sitting in room or bathroom alone having no clue what to do!!

Enna - posted on 06/12/2013




I don't know what you're asking for specifically, but I went out and bought smaller pads and ones that were more geared towards teenagers I think it was Kotex U. The regular ones were just too big and I knew she was going to be uncomfortable wearing them. We were planning a trip to a water park, and I bought her some tampons. I showed them to her and told her she could use them if she wanted to. She was horrified at first, then I told her that was the way most women get to go swimming during the summer. She ended up using one, but I don't think she has since then. Anyway, just try to buy something that will be more appropriate to her body size.

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Start with pads, then give her the option for tampons when she asks. That's what my mom did. I hate tampons though. They are awful.

Rhiannon - posted on 06/05/2013




I gave my daughter sanitary pads, especially for teenage girls, they come in little packs with girly patterns on that she can discretely keep in her bag. When she feels comfortable trying tampons I will let her, but she doesn't want to use them right now.

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 06/04/2013




Um...the same thing we did when we were starting ours. Feminine products.

Menstrual pads. Tampons. I'd recommend getting comfortable with having the conversation with them as well.

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