Here is some information to help girls and mothers find trusted information about periods.
What is a Period?
Put it simply your period or menstruation is when a woman bleeds every month. When you menstruate, or get your period, your body discards the monthly buildup of the lining of your uterus (womb). Menstrual/ Period blood and tissue flow from your uterus through the small opening in your cervix and pass out of your body through your vagina. Women use Sanitary products like, tampons, pads, pants and cups to absorb or collect the menstrual or period blood each month.