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Is Spotting Considered Too Be Your First Period Asking For My Daughter
Yes: Just love her the way you wanted at her age; and for evermore. ...Read more
My daughter got her first period on 9/28. She is 12 years old. Since the 28th she has had a light flow that stops for a day or 2, then starts again.
Be patient: Young women will often not ovulate or do so on an irregular basis in the first months after menarch. That first cycle may have been driven by estrogen alone,and be odd.The pattern of timing and flow can be unpredictable.After the first year the timing and pattern should be predictable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had first period early, but forgot what grade was it and what were the symtoms so I could tell my daughter to be ready?
Breast development: The first period usually occurs sometime between the ages of 10 and 13. For a year or two before the first period, your daughter will notice the growth of pubic and underarm hair and the development of breasts. It is also a time when growth spurts are common. ...Read more
Depends on variables: For the first year or so after starting, girls may not ovulate & if so, their cycles may be irregular. After a year or so, a pattern develops, but this may vary from the monthly pattern most describe. There are other variables but these are the ones you need to discuss with your doc. ...Read more
D&c 6 weeks ago. My first period was heavy then now im spotting for 9 extra days? What is going on? Is this an emergency or pretty normal?
Hard to say: This is probably ok to watch for now. But if the abnormal pattern persists into next month it would be helpful to seek care. Be sure that a home urine pregnancy test is actually negative. Sometimes there can be complications from a D&C that in pregnancy tissue that persists & causes trouble. If you have any pain, fever, heavy bleeding, severe pain or don't feel well in any way, seek care. ...Read more
I have a 17 year old daughter and she hasn't started her first period yet so I was wanting to know is normal for my 17 year old to not have her first ?
No. Not normal.: At her annual check-ups, her pediatrician would have asked her about her menstrual cycles. Usually, the parent is not in the room during teen check-ups. If she really never had a period, she needs to have an evaluation now (exam and blood tests). It is not normal to not have periods by age 17. The doctor will want to see how the rest of her pubertal changes are doing, and learn her family history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autistic 14 y o daughter had her first period ever last month has not had one this month thus far. Is this normal?
Can be normal: Missed cycles when a girl enters menarche is nothing to be worried about. Some girls take a while to lock in to a groove when they get started. If there's any chance she could've been sexually active then, you'll need to get a pregnancy test on her. If that's not the case just be patient. She's either late or just missing 1 cycle to get rolling. If misses again then, consider getting her seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Even teens are individuals, with individual patterns. If really concerned, chat with her pediatrician. Do you 2 have tea & chat often? That's nice. ...Read more
Chat: You know, the talk you wished your mom had with you. And comfort her. And let her choose what will make her most comfortable. End with that loving hug you have in you. I'm proud of you. Oh, answer all her questions in a motherly way. You know, girl to girl;no fancy big obscuring terms. Now, off with you. ...Read more
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