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It’s only natural to want or need some puberty advice when you start to see your body changing.

If you have a question about periods, changes to your body or how you're feeling and can’t find the answer on here, ask Vicki for some advice. Just type in your question and press submit.

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11/22/2017 9:28:01 AM

haven't started my period yet but i tried on a pad just to practice and see what it feels like but it felt like it was so big and you could see like the lump through my shorts, the pads are just ultra thin regular pads. I dont know why that is I thought mature they were for adults and were too big for me but im not sure. i am 12 by the way, any advice?

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You might like to consider trying Lil-Lets teens Day, Long and Night pads which have been designed especially for the smaller bodies of young girls.  You can check out the entire teens range by clicking on this link:


11/22/2017 9:21:48 AM

I am 12 and haven't started my period yet butane think I am going to start soon, what are some signs I can look out for? Thanks in advance

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11/22/2017 9:14:26 AM

I am 12 and I am going to be staying at this place with a lot of people and my friends and my friends are ages 6 to 15. One of my biggest fears is starting my period while im there and my friends finding out. I have been sick for a while now and haven't seen them in months so sometimes It can get awkward around them. What can I do?

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11/22/2017 12:02:57 AM

I am 12 and I have taken so many quizzes that says I will probably start my period sometime next month but next month I am going on holiday gore three days. I have 1 pack of pads but no pantiliners although I need them but I am too afraid to ask my mum to get me some. Because I dont have many pads im just wondering if I get spotting do I put a pad on right away or wait because I dont want to waste a pad if it is just spotting but I dont want to get an actual period and not be wearing a pad. What should i do?

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The best way of knowing when your period might arrive is when you have been releasing discharge for between 6-12 months.  You might like to ask your mum for a Lil-Lets teens Starter Pack which contains products from our teens range that have been designed especially for the smaller bodies of young girls.


11/21/2017 11:18:21 PM

Hi Vicki, when you start getting hair down there is it a sign of puberty?

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11/21/2017 10:58:45 PM

Hi Vicki, So the past week or so I've not been in a very good place and i feel like I've been a bit of a bad friend. I feel like I've been quite distant and irritable and I want to apologise but I don't know how. Any help would be much appreciatedThanks x

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11/21/2017 10:55:49 PM

Hey Vicki, I have 3 questions... 1) how many times a week do you have to cleanse and tone your face? 2) does cleansing and toneing get rid of spots? and finally what order do you do these things?

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11/21/2017 10:28:22 PM

Theres this boy k and me and k want to have sex but we r only 12 nearly 13 in two weeks xxx

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11/21/2017 10:14:13 PM

When I was in year 1 and 2 in primary school I had a crush on a boy in the year below me. Now I'm 12 and in year 8 and the boy now goes to my secondary school and I think he might have a crush on me. If he ever asks me out would it be innapropriate for me to go out with him cos he is a younger than me? Sorry I used the word and a lot.

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11/21/2017 8:05:42 PM

77 under. 81 above and 86 across. Thanks Vicki

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