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A 40-year-old member asked:

I just started my first period and my mom has gone away so do i call her or what?

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Dr. Margot Watson
Gynecology 54 years experience
Yes, call her: If you have sanitary pads at home, put one in your underwear. If not, you can fold up a towel or washcloth and put it in your underwear. And, do call your mom.

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Last updated Jul 5, 2012

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