Explain and prepare girls for periods

Explain and prepare girls for periods
Explain and prepare girls for periods

Explain and prepare girls for periods (menstruation cycle)

There is no way that you can know on which day a girl will get her first period, but with the help of some hints, you can definitely prepare your daughter for her first period. Every mother wants to prepare her daughter mentally and physically for her first period, but it is very difficult for them to know when their daughter’s first menstrual cycle will come so that they can prepare their daughter for it. Menstruation is also known as menstrual cycle, or MC and periods.

How to explain menstruation to a girl

It is the responsibility of every mother to prepare her daughter mentally and physically for this major change happening in her body. The onset of the menstrual cycle often causes severe abdominal pain and various types of problems, which make girls afraid.

In such a situation, explain to your daughter and increase her courage that this is a rule of nature for which she has to be prepared. Include such things in her diet, which are rich in iron and folic acid. All these nutrients are beneficial for staying healthy and hormonal balance even later.

Signs your daughter is about to start her periods

In some developed countries, girls have their first menstruation at the age of 12 or 13 years. The signs which indicates about starting of menstruation cycle are as – Before the period comes, hair starts coming on the parts of the body where hair wasn’t before. Hair growth also begins in sexual organs. Shortly after the exit of breast buds, pubic hair ie hair on sexual organs. 

This may be a sign of the onset of the period. In addition to breast buds and pubic hair, vaginal discharge also gives you a clear indication that your daughter is about to have periods. At this time, explain to your daughter that now her periods will begin in just a few months. Vaginal discharge begins about six to 12 months before the onset of periods. This means that more estrogen is being produced in the body. Menstruation is the discharge from the uterus and the internal part due to the change in hormones in body.

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