How To Talk To Mom About Tampons Dear BeingGirl Experts, I haven't started using tampons yet, and I want to know how I can tell my mom that I want to try it and see how that works for me? Please help me. Makayla --- Dear Makayla, Ask yourself what the reasons are you want to use tampons. Write these down to share with mom. Reading the information in BeingGirl.com will help you know and understand the risks of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) at and the proper use of tampons at http://www.beinggirl.com/article/what-is-tss/ http://www.beinggirl.com/article/use-tampon/ . Mom may have concerns, and when she knows you understand what you need to know about tampons and TSS, this should help her be more comfortable with you using tampons. When you are ready, sit down and explain to your mom why you want to use tampons. Even if your mom has concerns about you using tampons, she should be proud that you went to so much trouble for something you want Good luck, Your BeingGirl Experts Wondering how to talk to mom? Get answers from the experts at BeingGirl.com.