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Hi I'm 12 years old..... How do I tell my mom about my period

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by Kayla101

about 2 years ago

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Hi I am 12 years old today at school we are talking bout periods and I was getting scared not about my period about how do I tell my mom this without having theTALK or something like that it's really awkward and I dont like to talk about it with my parents plz plz help me I don't know what to do plz plz
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    editorAnne replied about 2 years ago:
    Hi Kayla101, I was also embarrassed to tell my mom about my period, so I completely understand your situation. Mine came in the summer when I was on swim team, I just took a deep breath and told her. She was very understanding and shared her story with me. (It happens to all of us, so your mom should understand that we all go though this.) Some of our editors are going to share their stories with you below, so you'll have a few ideas to help you feel the most comfortable about telling your mom. Anne
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    editorNadia replied about 2 years ago:
    When I got close to puberty, my mom talked about my period all the time. She used to send me to summer camp with a suitcase full of pads in case I got my period while I was away (of course, I was totally mortified). Even though she was open about it, I never wanted to bring it up and I always tried to end the conversation. When I did get my period, I was in 7th grade and it was right in the middle of the school play (horrible timing). I was totally embarrassed and had no idea how to tell her, so after the play, I just called her into my room and showed her my underwear. It may not have been the most graceful way to tell her, but it got the job done and my mom was really supportive. However you choose to tell her, she's been through it too and she'll support you.
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    editorRachel replied about 2 years ago:
    Kayla, I also got my period at 12 and understand that it's awkward to share this with your mom. I told my mom by writing it down on a piece of paper and handing it to her. That may be a less embarrassing way to go if you don't feel comfortable telling her yourself. But please remember that there is nothing at all to be embarrassed about! Sure, it will be a bit awkward, but your mom will understand (she's been there, too). My mom was super excited when I told her and took me out to dinner to celebrate!
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    SaraYB replied about 2 years ago:
    Hi! A good place to talk to your Mom could be in the car while she's driving you to or from school or wherever. That way, you don't have to look at her if you feel embarrassed. She's been there too, so you shouldn't feel awkward but I know how you feel.
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    ztweety247 replied almost 2 years ago:

    Yeah i had my period in 5th grade!!!! nd it was aweful because i got it on Christmas, and my mom wasn't around, and my grandmother was freaking out... My mom had "the talk" with me when i was in 4th grade which was aweful! But it's good when "the talk" is done, because then you know things that you may not want to talk about others with, and you could ask your doctor about more detailed things if your mom talking to you about it is too uncomfortable.

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    Johanna69 replied almost 2 years ago:

    when i was at home i went to the bathroom and then i saw red stuff on my underwear so then i went to my room and changed my underwear and told my mother to supply me with pads asap! so she went to the store and gave them to me it wasnt a big talk or nothing its was more like a okay she needs pads.. it was like whatever and dont be shy to tell your mom your on your period its nothing serious plus you will look back and think how dumb it was to be shy

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    mrscrowley replied almost 2 years ago:

    I got mine at 10, Just ask ur mom questions about it

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    cristalreyes replied over 1 year ago:

    dont be scared about it its normal it happens to every girl inn the worldmayeb not at the same time but it happens she will under stand

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    Callie11101 replied about 1 year ago:

     I'm young too. I got my period at 10 and I was nervous at first and iI believe that most people are. I think you should just tell her and get right to the point. It's going to be embarassing and I went through it but it brought me and my mom closer together and now I can tell her anything. When acctually doing it just be calm and relaxed and just say something like, "Mom I started my period.", and ask for supplies if you need them. Good Luck!

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    alisa12345 replied about 1 year ago:

    I got my period when i was twelve i went in the bathroom and saw red spots on my underware and kinda freaked out for like ten min but i was good after that. I just told my mom and she was all understanding.

    Hope this helped:))

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    rollie lover replied 12 months ago:

    I think that you should tell her cuz that way they will start to treat you more like an adult and not like a baby that wat happened to me

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    cheer4lyfe211 replied 11 months ago:
    hi Kayla101 im 12 i got my period when i was 11 and i just told my mom like: Momma it is red in my underwear and she said well here use my pads until i bye you some and thats it... lol
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    Brianna104 replied 9 months ago:
    hi im also 12 and I found out 2 days ago, I didn't know what it could of been, because it could had been anything, from shaving because I "shaved" down "there" , and I thought I may had cut myself, I don't know... but it couldn't been from cutting .... cause its a dark red, and I really wanna tell my mom but im scared to,, anyone know what to do?? help me!!!
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    Unicorn2642 replied 9 months ago:
    U guys dont be scared its something normal im 12 and i had to do this a couple months ago i now its hard but u guys can do it
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    Meowmaya1357 replied 8 months ago:
    I just got my period a few days ago. I'm really scared and I don't know how to tell my mom. Schools starting soon and I know that I need to tell her before that. PLEASE HELP ME!!! I'm like crying!
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    cutehypo replied 8 months ago:
    I never got the "talk" I talked a lot with my friends about it and in my 6th my science teacher talked with us about it. and when i got mine I was at home with my mom and cousin and I went to the toilet and i just said like mooom what is that and it was very embarrassing but after that she just explained to me what i should do and never had any talk that wasn't necessary. Good luck xx
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    cutehypo replied 8 months ago:
    I just got my period a few days ago. I'm really scared and I don't know how to tell my mom. Schools starting soon and I know that I need to tell her before that. PLEASE HELP ME!!! I'm like crying!
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    Dont be scared just tell her, it is as easy has that. she isnt gonna make you feel bad about it because it is all natural. If you are thinking about a way to tell her just do it when you are both alone. Good luck xx
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    cutehypo replied 8 months ago:
    hi im also 12 and I found out 2 days ago, I didn't know what it could of been, because it could had been anything, from shaving because I "shaved" down "there" , and I thought I may had cut myself, I don't know... but it couldn't been from cutting .... cause its a dark red, and I really wanna tell my mom but im scared to,, anyone know what to do?? help me!!!
    by: Brianna104

    Hello there dont be scared, the best thing you should have done was to tell her right way, she wouldnt be mad trust me. You ahve two ways to tell her either you wait until its back and tell her then or when you are both alone. Just don't be scared she is you mom and she probably wants to help you. Good Luck xx
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    displaynametake replied 7 months ago:
    I was just like "hey mom- where exactly do we keep the pads- I just had my period" and it was not a very long discussion. It was a bit awkward at first, but trust me, she will get it, and hopefully not be too awkward about it
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    displaynametake replied 7 months ago:
    Also: imagine this- mine was at a WEDDING in a different STATE! >.< It was soo scary at first, but I got over it and told her and everything is okay
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    Jaymie Lynn replied 6 months ago:
    Hi im 12 too but i got mine when i was 11 it was aweful cause i live w/ my dad not my mom. She lives 2 towns away so i had to tell my dad ( it sucked ) but i did it. Just come right out nd say it. Nothing to be ashamed of!!!
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    Steph30 replied 4 months ago:
    I just got my period (btw I'm 12 too ) I saw spots in my underwear too . I didn't know what it was at first until I saw some blood and knew it was my period. I didn't tell my mom. I just told her I want to see how a pad feels for a day so my sister (21) gave me a pad . Later I noticed I had a little blood on it so I knew for sure I got my period . How do I tell my mom I actually got my period . Pleaaassee help me !
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    Anon812 replied 3 months ago:
    i just had mine yesterday! im 12 so i was at my friends house and havnt told my mom. im gonna tell her tomorrow morning before i get out of th ecar from school because i wont be getting home that day until 10 or 11 p.m so she cant bring it up much im just gonnamakea joke about it though. im gonna say, " guess what mom? i went an gone got me my Perroohhddd but its all good in da hooodd.i didnt even relize tell i went to the bathroom.no cramps or anythings. pshhh u and ellie say its so awful. i got plently of stuff doe and i wore one of ur tampons yesterday to make sure they worked or whateves so i hav some in my book bag. peace out homes see ya tonight dawg"
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    awsomegirl101 replied 3 months ago:
    That was good I am only 12 and I got it today and I am afraid to tell my mom :-[ :-[ :-[ :-[ I am to afraid to tell my mom so can you help me because I need help with this she is going to freak out:'( :-[
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    awsomegirl101 replied 3 months ago:
    Me to I just got my period today what should I do I am not telling my mother help me please guys lol :'(
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