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What should I tell my son about periods?

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One of the biggest changes that female kids experience during puberty is the start of menstruation. Periods can get complex: learning about what’s going on inside your body, navigating period care products, and figuring out how you can take care of yourself while you’re on your period is a lot to tackle. Talking about periods, on the other hand, shouldn’t be complicated. Learning about menstruation is an important part…

At maro, we help parents navigate tough growing-up conversations about mental health and puberty with their kids.

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