Menstruation (Period) is when blood starts coming out through a girl’s Vagina. It is a natural sign that shows a girl has entered puberty; a stage when your body begins to change- your breast starts to grow and hips become rounder. It is also a sign that you can get pregnant if you have sex. Girls start menstruating at different ages depending on their body type, between ages 9 to 14. At first, the periods are not regular but stabilize after a while. Menstruation happens once a month and can last between 2-7 days depending on your body. It is advisable for you to keep a record of your period, either in a journal, diary or on your phone; so you can better prepare for it.
It is important for you to stay healthy and clean during your period and the following can help you achieve that: