ARTICLES RELATING TO PERIOD SERIES

You won't believe the diagnosis and treatment for PMS back in the day

2018-11-09 16:22

We know it now as PMS, but back in the day, theories around premenstrual syndrome were pretty horrific. Women were even put in asylums! Here we unpack another topic for budding adolescent girls.

Help your daughter get ready for her first period

2018-09-11 10:51

It’s crucial to talk to her about the physical and emotional changes she’ll experience.

INFOGRAPHIC: First period tips and hacks

2018-05-17 11:35

Here's a guide for your tween to cope with her first period at school and at home.

First period celebrations and not-so-celebrations

2018-03-01 20:52

In some countries around the world, the whole family – even village – celebrates with the young woman. In other countries, we're too mortified to talk about periods. What is your family tradition?

10 myths about periods that you may still believe

2018-02-08 11:47

We've all heard a weird myth or old wives tale about periods, but just how many are true? Don't worry, none of them.

Dear tween me, let’s talk about your period, sweetie

2017-09-19 11:57

No one ever sat me down and had the period talk with me. Well, not until it was too late. Here are a few things I wish were discussed with me before I got my period, and a few relatable memes of exactly what it feels like when you "become a lady".

 

How this teen boy came to the rescue of a young girl who got her first period on the bus

2018-10-25 21:04

A young man disregarding the stigma of menstrual blood? We're totally here for it!

What your menstrual blood tells you about your health

2018-05-28 17:10

To celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day, midwife and health expert Sister Burgie Ireland offers some tips of things to look out for to ensure our menstrual health remains in top form.

Phenomenal period warriors!

2018-03-27 16:04

The Period Series for tweens and teens celebrates menstruators who are changing the way we talk and think about periods.

Bloody hell! That's not fair!

2018-02-12 16:24

Why should our girls still be too ashamed to admit when they're on their periods? Lesego gives a big old pep talk to our teens.

INFOGRAPHIC: Which menstruation product is the best for you?

2018-02-07 16:08

There's more to menstruation hygiene than just pads and tampons. See our list to find out which one could be the best for your daughter or for you.

Hilariously awkward 'first period' commercial

2014-06-19 10:14

Puberty is awkward enough without First Moon Parties and 'vagicians'.

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