بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Aa'isha (peace be upon her) said: "How excellent the women of the Ansaar were! Modesty and shame did not prevent them from gaining an understanding of Islam.
The reason I posted the above is to point out the importance of asking about personal matters. If we do not ask because of shyness or embarrassment we will continue to live in ignorance and in turn pass on this ignorance unto our children.