All about periods
Menstruation. Periods. Time of the month. The curse. Being ‘on’. On the rag. The blob.
Whatever you call it, the majority of healthy girls get their period sooner or later. Most start around the age of 12, though some will start a bit sooner, and some later.
Chances are you've already had a few periods of your own when you're reading this. But if you want to read up on the topic anyway to find out more about your body, what a period is, how it influences your life, and how to deal with some of the issues it presents then we have the information you need.