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How young can you start wearing Tampons.. ?

My daughter has asked if she can wear them instead of the dreaded pads.. she is 15 and will be 16 next month.. I have no problem with that, but I don't know if she is too young.

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Asked by LoveRed71 at 1:30 PM on Jul. 2, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I started using them around 15

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 1:31 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • My daughter is 13 and I have started to show her

    Answer by Mommy_0f_many at 1:35 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I think her age is fine. As long a girl is responsible enough to use them, i think age doesn't matter. But if it's a concern, ask her doctor.

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 1:35 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I started using them at 11.

    Answer by andrea96 at 1:38 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I'd say as soon as you start your period..

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 1:39 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I started using them when I was 13. Just make sure she knows to change them often.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 1:42 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Soon as she starts and you think will be comfortable with the idea. All my girls had to hear was no swimming with a pad. Boom hello tampons.

    Answer by salexander at 1:44 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • My 15 y/o started when she was 12 her period and for a hole year we used pads. So when she turned 13 I allowed her to use them for like swimming and stuff. Even now at age 15 she still prefers her pads but uses tampons when needed...

    Answer by Judmr at 1:58 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I think I started at about her age. Mainly because I was more active and gone doing things, carrying tampons was jsut more practical.

    Answer by sokkamum at 4:38 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I would say as soon as she starts her period.

    Answer by Decker at 4:40 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

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