Puberty, Periods and Swimming In Pads

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Puberty, Periods and Swimming In Pads

The puberty talk. When is the right age to have it, and how do you have it? 

This week, Ginni and Jo answer two questions about puberty. One from a mum who's daughter has developed early but doesn't want to talk about it, and another from a listener who's daughter has gotten her period but won't use tampons, even while swimming.

Plus, what is the right age to think about hair removal, if at all?


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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble

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Producer: Elissa Ratliff and Emmeline Peterson

Audio Engineer: Leah Porges

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