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    8 yr. old with period??
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    Dhart855 posted:
    Hi everyone, I'm new here. I really need some help. My daughter apparently just started her period yesterday. I called the Dr., and explained everything about her and what is going on with her. She's been very moody (up and down) for a few months too. I had "the talk" with her, and she seems fine and ok with it. However, I"M NOT. The Dr. said this is normal, and that some girls start earlier. She has no other sign of puberty. I'm baffled. Please let me know if this has happened to anyone else.... I didn't get my period until I was 14! I can't ask my own mother as she passed away 8 yrs ago. Any help, comments, etc. would be appreciated. Thank you SO much!
     
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    An_266972 responded:
    I got my first period a day after my 7th birthday, according to my gynocologist, it had to do with the fact that my food came from the grocery store instead of a farm. I did not develop faster however, she may just be an early starter. Not all early starters are early bloomers!


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