My 4-year-old walked into the bathroom while I was changing my pad: How can I explain this to him?

Help! My four year old busted through my washrooms door even though it was closed while I was changing my pad … and he saw all the blood and now he is traumatized and thinks something is wrong with mommy and won’t go use the bathroom …ladies how do I explain this to him at four years old?

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just tell him the truth and that is is normal and your not hurt

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All of my boys have done that and I just explained that it is a natural thing mommy goes through every month

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Been here! My daughter is nearly four, but she saw me change to. So I kind of just said when your a big girl you bleed a little bit but it’s normal lol! She hasn’t asked since x

The simplest way ever, girls have periods and boys don’t

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I had the same thing happen with my 2 year old!!! She was crying saying mama got a boo boo lol just explain it to him like you would anyone else! You get something once a month that makes you bleed but you don’t hurt and it’s your body’s way of taking care of it’s self! My daughter now every time I go to use the bathroom likes the try and offer tampons to me​:rofl::rofl:

I just had to explain this to my 6 yr old son. I told him that once girls become teenagers they bleed from their vaginia for 5-7 days every month. That is doesn’t hurt. But I wear the pads to catch the blood. He seemed ok with that answer.

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Just let him know you are ok and it is something all women deal with. He will be ok. I just want tips on how you have been able to keep this from him for 4 years. My kids don’t know privacy :joy::joy:

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I’m glad when my 3 yr old did this, he didn’t know it was blood and said, “Mama gots poop in her diaper? You gots poop, Mama?”. Yep. Mama pooped in her diaper…lol

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That’s a hard one to explain…
My son thinks my daughter has a butt on the front too.
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And I dont know how to explain it. :woman_shrugging:t3:

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Be factual and not over dramatic. I said the blood just is something that happens every month and I’m not hurt.

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When my oldest was two she went to the bathroom with me and thought mommy pooped herself :joy:. I explained to her it wasn’t poop, it was blood. A couple years later she we stopped at speedway to get snacks and use the restroom. She said mom you’re bleeding again. I said yes baby, you’ll bleed to when you get older. Nothing else was ever said about it. She’s 9 now

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I always just explained that it was normal

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Tell him the truth. My son is 5 and knows about periods. He even says mommy you need chocolate when I’m irritable lol

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Girls have a vagina, boys have a penis.

My son does it all the time. I can shut the door and he’ll open it and walk in. His response is " mom you got a boo boo"!! And now when i say i got a boo boo he will get me a pad from the cabinet when i really need a regular band aid cause I’ve cut my finger or something!!

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Just be honest and explain it

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My 2 yr old after I had her sister went to the bathroom with me each time I left the room to go and I had to change my pad and she said oww and I said no baby girl it’s what’s happens when you have a baby. And she said okay

Just tell the truth. Its a normal body function and imo there is no need to lie about it. Kids understand more than we give them credit for

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Tell him it’s a bodies way to prepare for a baby in tbe tummy and when no baby tbe body cleans it out . Tell him the truth .

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