Beginner’s Guide to Periods is a library of shared knowledge and useful advice about entering puberty, having your first period, and some cool & smart ways to help you deal with all of it – such as menstrual cups.
Soon you’ll know everything you need to rock this period of your life – all in one place.
Menstrual cramps are normal, almost every girl and woman will have them during their period. These are due to hormone fluctuations. 45% to 95% of women experience menstrual cramps, usually during the first two days.
Commonly, when girls have just started menstruating, their periods don’t always come exactly on time on a monthly basis. So, the best thing is to be prepared and always have your period products with you – in your backpack, handbag, or locker.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) affects up to 85% of menstruating women. There are several symptoms, such as fatigue, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, breast tenderness, mood changes, food cravings and premenstrual acne flares.