The menstruation cycle is something every woman goes through, yet we still have women who aren't clear on the whole process that takes place within their body, even when they're older. Menstruation education needs to be looked at and taught in further detail to young girls, so they can really get to grips with what happens to them. We will be posting further details about companies at the forefront for menstruation education in due course, so watch this space!
Having your first period can be extremely scary and can feel very isolating if you're one of the first to start having them, or if you aren't fully aware of some of the facts about your period. Here's a great Ted-Ed video that gives you a full rundown about the menstruation cycle and explains everything in a clear and concise way, which can really help girls and women gain clarity about their monthly cycle.
This is a completely natural process and there is nothing to be ashamed of, so ladies please - let's be proud of our periods and let's be open to discussing our period health!