I don't see why not. You may need to buy the slender ones or ones for teens. and of course make sure she knows the dangers of leaving one in for too long, that tampons don't need to be full before they should be removed.
I personally would say no. I think that 13 is too young to have to adjust to the manner in which you must use a tampon. I think that you should start her out on pads and when she is old enough to decide for herself whether or not she wants to use them, she can make the adjustment comfortably. I say for now just let her get used to having a monthly and adjusting to all of the changes her system/body is going to go through as a whole.
I honestly think thats a little too early, becuase im pretty sure she's still running around and still doing things that kids do, and wearing tampons is a big responsibility. You have to know when to take them out, and be clean about taking them out, and inserting them etc, just wait til she gets a little older, to where she will be responsible. Im not saying she's wouldnt be responsible, cause im pretty sure there is alot of 13 y/o out here wearing them, but ive always thought that was too young, just let her wear pads for a while, and if you see that she can change that, and taking care of herself with the pads, then maybe you can consider tampons. ***Jai'Marie :-), hope I helped.
I was a dancer growing up and started getting my period at age 11. Trying to dance in a leotard and tights during 3-4 hour sessions with a pad between my legs just was not an ideal situation. I think I used a pad for about an hour when I got my first period and quickly realized they were not for me.
To answer the OP, yes, it is alright for a 13 year old to use tampons.
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You should wait on the tampons and she should try them around the age of 16. Tampons open up doors other then stopping the bleeding but sexual ideals!!!!!
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