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A difficult situation...

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HealthVisitorNorth Mon 17-Apr-17 21:19:42

I've just made a comment on another thread and thought maybe I should start a conversation here for advice.

When I was a teenager I didn't have access to sanpro so I did often stay at home instead of going to school. I only told a teacher once but I was very embarrassed and felt awkward to ask.

As a parent in a similar situation who should we go to for help on this? It's hard to afford the cost of sanpro. Does anyone else find it really expensive?

I just signed this petition I saw and please can you too so the government helps girls who are missing school when there on.

As a parent it's a tough choice on a daily basis. I don't think some parents feel comfortable going to Foodbank's to ask for help.

minipie Tue 18-Apr-17 23:55:18

I realise this won't be suitable for everyone, but have you considered a menstrual cup? They cost about £20 but that's a one off cost as they can be reused forever.

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