Does my daughters father have a right to know she started her period?

I am not with my daughter’s father. He lives out of state, also. We have a cordial and supportive co-parenting relationship with each other in regards to her. My daughter started her first period yesterday (Mother Nature is and inconsiderate So and So, lol). I think her father has a right to know. I offered to tell him about her, but she told me not to tell him. I told her that she should tell him. I don’t plan to tell him unless she blows telling him herself completely off (and knowing my daughter, she might). My question is, how long do you think I should wait before telling him myself, or at least bringing it up to her to tell him again? I don’t want her to be uncomfortable or unhappy, but, as I said, he has a right to know.

Yes. It’s his daughter

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You should respect your daughters privacy. She asked you not to tell him so dont.

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So when she gets it while she’s with him, he knows it’s not the first time and she knows how to handle it so he doesn’t freak out. Communicate.

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Just let him know that she’s uncomfortable telling him and not to make a big deal about it. That’s all.

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Um. That’s her decision. Wtf. You need to chill. Why does he need to know anyways?

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Uh yes it’s his daughter too… he needs to know he needs to stock up on things if she is there…

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No? Respect your daughter’s privacy. Send her with pads when she goes to stay with him, she should know how to take care of it herself. If she’s not comfortable, don’t bring it up.

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I don’t have daughters but I wouldn’t tell him. It’s her body and her decision. If she goes to see him, you could just let her pack the necessities.

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I’d tell her you won’t say anything till she needs to go to his house then she needs to tell him so he has everything for her.

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Um he does not have a right to know! Her body her choice! Wtf is wrong with people!!

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He doesn’t “Need” to know. What difference does it make??? If and when she is ready, she can tell him. This is something very personal and private that is happening to HER body.

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Uh yeah it’s a natural thing. If he was an only parent there wouldnt be a choice.

Why does he have a right to know??? Wth. It’s HER body, HER right, HER decision. Not yours!! What difference does it make that she has her period now?

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Idk all 3 of my daughters did not care if their dad knew they figured they would one day have to ask him to buy pads. But if she doesn’t want him to know then wait till she’s ready

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He doesn’t have a right to know and if she doesn’t want you to tell him, don’t. I didn’t want to tell my dad and I doubt he cared to know. This is weird.

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Let your daughter tell him if/ when she chooses to do so. She should have her personal care items ready for when she visits her dad

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I lived with my dad and mom and don’t think he knew lol :joy:. Some things are personal

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I never told my dad when I started my period. That would be a strange conversation. I feel it is up to your daughter. Shes a little woman now her body her choice.

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I’d send him a picture of her products she uses and say stock up but I’m not allowed to tell you why :joy: :woman_shrugging:t2:

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