Libragirl

It's not like you asked for it or know exactly when you're going to get it. But once you do you're stuck with it
and have to manage it on a regular basis. But it's not all bad - having your period means your body is working the way it should! Check out the stuff below for useful tips to make that time of the month less of a drag.

 
 

Frequently asked questions

Your first experience if of course unique, but the question you have might have been posted before. Please check!
 
 
 

Dos and Don'ts

…when getting your first period.
 
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  • DO whatever you normally do! So what if you have your period?
  • DO make sure you change your pads/tampons/liners several times a day.
  • DO try to exercise if you’re having period pains. It's been proven to help.
  • DO remember to treat yourself to something a little bit extra. Tim Tams anyone?
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  • DON'T ever let your period stop you having fun!
  • DON'T think of the red stuff as dirty or gross. It's just blood – no biggie.
  • DON'T be ashamed to talk about it. Half of the population have it every month!
  • DON'T pay any attention to boys in your class making fun of it. They’re just silly little boys – you’re becoming a woman!
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The Period Expert

Name: Libra Girl Nurse


Our Libra girl nurse has been answering questions on all things ‘periods’ for many years and is here to answer ANY question you might have.

 
Latest question
L1lyb
L1lyb : Hi LGN, I'm asking another question my period was fairly light at the start and became heavier on my 3-5 day it lasted for 12 days is this normal??...

Libra Girl Nurse: when your period first starts, it can go for shorter or longer periods of time, over the months it will settle into more of a pattern. You count th...
 
 
Ask the expert!

Submit your period-related question and she'll post an answer as soon as possible (the longest it will take is about 3 days). Before you ask though, check if your question has been posted before. That'll save some virtual trees and some time.

 

You can ask your question to the expert as anonymous but you need to be a Libragirl member to get notifed via email when the expert has answer your question.  or register! As a member you can also share stories, request pep from the Cheer squad and talk in the forum and lots more!)

 


 
 
 

Submit a story!

Send in a story about your first period. Be it in text, video, photos (behave!) or spreadsheets.
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Poll!

Who was the first person you told when you got your first period OR who will be the first person you tell when you get it?

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A. Mum
B. My bestie
 
 

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