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dd 12 has her period and wants to go swimming

Anonymous
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I joined a pool and everyone wants to go swimming today, but she is on the last day(ish) if her first period. What can i do? It is really light, she doesn't need a pad, but it is still pink when she wipes.

Posted by Anonymous on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM
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babie113
by Ruby Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:31 AM
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Tampons
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risaspieces
by Gold Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Teach her how to use a tampon? I was using them at 10 because I was on the swim team.
New.OrleansLady
by Platinum Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:31 AM
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Give her a tampon for just in case. Make sure she doesn't leave it in too long. 

also, don't let her go like that... it;s gross to have her even that lightly bleeding in the pool 

Supervane
by Ruby Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Light day tampon
SpnFulOfSugar
by on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Teach her to use a tampon
momma2mms
by Kristin on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:32 AM
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Let her use a light flow tampon. I think they might make junior size. They did when I was young.

Pink.Frosting
by Ruby Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:33 AM
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Idk...if she's on her very last day without much of a flow left, tampons might hurt.  I know they can be painful to me if all I have is a very light flow or discharge.

bzzybeemomof3
by on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:33 AM
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 Tampon, or a diva cup. Thats all my kids will use unless they want cloth pads, no store bought pads here yuck. lol

 

hspear
by Bronze Member on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Teach her about tampons. If she's old enough to be having a period, she's old enough to understand tampons.

 

Pnukey
by Jenn on Jun. 15, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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If it's the last day and she doesn't need a pad even, I'd either let her go or wait another day or two. I wouldn't use a tampon for such a light day. That'll hurt.

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