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Swimming
and exercise
on your period

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Just because it’s your time of the month, doesn’t mean you have to cancel what you like doing.

Tampons allow you to go swimming and give you the confidence to carry on with all your normal activities such as going to your dance class, school trip, sleep overs and exercise too, so you’ve got no excuses to sit out!

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aj@2005_37

Just got the lil lets teen long ones to go to dance#love them!!!xxx

Maddie

Tank you this is very helpful as I swimm 4 times a week at the moment for a club this has helped me to know things for when I start my period

Cherry cake

I always thought that if I did excessive on my period that my. Pad or tampon would come loose

POLO

In reply to Nervous girl, no one is too young to use any sanitary products, including tampons, menstrual cups, pads and liners. I am twelve as well and have not started my period yet (although all my friends have) and I sometimes use liners to help with my discharge. By the way, discharge is nothing to worry about; it is simply your vagina cleaning itself.

Nervous girl

I'm 12 and I think I have discharge but I don't know! Shall I wear a liner? HELP I Don't KNOW WHAT To DO?! Am I too young to wear a liner?

rosie

hi ,i do swimming twice a week and i don't use a tampon the water stops my blood flow but i have to stay in the water as often as i can .when i come out of the water about 3-5 mins after my blood flow starts again .should i wear a tampon instead.

Reply to alace

Hi Alace, It is totally normal to start your period at this time. Though you can get your period from the ages 8-18, you can start our periods when your eleven. I suggest you use Lil-lets teen range. It will help. Love Kayla xxx

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