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The Process of Menstruation

October 14, 2014By 0 Comments
The Process of Menstruation

Just as puberty begins in some girls earlier than for other girls, the same applies to a period. Some girls may get their periods as early as 10, while others as late as 15. It’s easy to focus on the visible part of having a period, the blood. However, you may not have learned what […]

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Words You Should Know

October 12, 2014By
Words You Should Know

Reproductive (ree-pro-DUC-tiv): The system within your pelvic region that creates and supports new life Puberty (PYOO-ber-tee): The age when your reproductive organs become “activated,” creating the start of periods, the growth of pubic hair, and many other changes in the body Cycle (CY-cul): Not something you ride – It’s when an event or situation repeats itself in the […]

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That’s Called What?

October 10, 2014By
That’s Called What?

If you come from a faith-based or cultural community, you may have grown up not knowing the correct anatomical terms for your private parts. Depending on the family and culture you grew up in, you either referred to that area as simply “private area” or you had specific “code words” for those body parts. The […]

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