But you probably have a lot of questions, too. Here are some answers to questions most girls have. Most girls get their first period between the ages of 9 and
There are various reasons why a woman might wish to induce her menstrual cycle. Perhaps she wants to get her period over and done with before a holiday or a special occasion. Maybe she has an irregular cycle and wants more predictability so that she can plan a pregnancy.
Enter your email, then share with, email, or your own personal referral URL. This month, we reached out to some of our THINXLeaders to share their unique menstruation experiences, in their own words:. It was two weeks before my 13th birthday in the middle of a hot summer in Mississippi.
Historically, menstruation has not been discussed all that often on scripted TV. Even Rudy Huxtable got her first period in an episode of The Cosby Show that aired almost 27 years, to the date, before that Black-ish episode was broadcast. Since Black-ish is reminiscent of The Cosby Show in ways both minor and super-intentional, that connection seems more than merely coincidental. Lately, television has been riding the crimson wave with greater frequency.
A period is a release of blood from a girl's uterusout through her vagina. It is a sign that she is getting close to the end of puberty. There is a lot to learn about periods.
As parents it seems as though we are often waiting and wondering when our children will reach the next milestone in their development from a baby's first steps, using that last diaper or sending a child off on their first day of school. Experiencing puberty with your daughter is no different. She will go through many changes including her first period, also known as menarche.
Here is why you should have period sex with your partner. She lets you in there the rest of the month. She lets you put your penis inside of her all month long.
CNN When author Naama Bloom watched her hilarious "Camp Gyno" videoabout a tween who is the first girl at her summer camp to get a period, go viral inshe knew she was on to something. What do you think is the best way to talk to girls about puberty? Share your thoughts with Kelly Wallace on Twitter kellywallacetv.
Many of us have heard the anecdotal evidence and may even know someone—a neighbour, a niece, a daughter: girls with breast buds and pubic hair at age 6 or 7 and first menstruation for 8-year-olds becoming the norm, not the exception. In The Falling Age of Puberty in US GirlsSandra Steingraber, who is probably best known for her groundbreaking work on the links between environmental health contaminants and cancer, undertakes a thorough meta-analysis of the existing data on early puberty in girls. She carefully traces the complex and interlocking relationships between puberty, which includes the advent of breast buds, pubic hair and menarche first menstruationwith physiological, psychological and environmental nutritional, chemical conditions, and the consequences for the maturation process of our young women.