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Parent Resources: Q & A with Planned Parenthood

iknowmine staff - Thursday, July 05, 2012

Hi! We're Planned Parenthood: Someone asked us: Q. My daughter will be 11 this year, and will...

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Someone asked us:

Q. My daughter will be 11 this year, and will probably begin menstruation at any time. When should she have her first gyn exam and what are her options during menstruation? Pads only, or what? I purchased her a really good book on puberty and have spoken with her on the…

A really great post of how to approach your child’s physical development. It can be awkward for a lot of parents, but don’t let that stop you. It is better to suffer the embarrassment than to leave young girls uneducated about their bodies and they changes they are undergoing. It can be a great way to reinforcement parent-child trust and foster openness for the future to start talking about sexuality, STDs, and health relationships.

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