My Daughter Started Her Period and I Want to Do Something for Her: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice after her daughter got her period for the first time. And while educating her is important, the mom also wanted to do something for her daughter in order to mark the momentous occasion. Now she’s asking for advice from other moms on what she should do.

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A member of the community asks:

“My daughter started her period today and I tried to make it a big deal but I also want to do something. What has others done in this situation for their daughter(s)? Thank you.”

– Mamas Uncut Community Member

Community Advice for This Mom Who Wants to Do Something for Her Daughter’s First Period

To see what advice the Mamas Uncut Facebook community has for this mom in need, read the comments of the post embedded below.

Advice Summary

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Think food! One commenter told this mom, “My mom took me to go get pads, chocolate, ice cream, and a heating pad. [She] also explained that this now means I’m going to go threw more changes physically and emotionally and if I ever needed advice or just someone to eat candy with that she was always there for me, it really meant a lot.”

Another person wrote, “I want to do a girls day, just me and my daughter, when her time comes. Alone time together to be sure she’s well supplied and doesn’t have questions. Maybe not a celebration exactly, but a way to make it a special time and less scary.”

And one mom added, “Make her a box or gift basket with stuff like all different kinds of pads and tampons, Midol, nail polish, chapstick and snacks.”

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