What Are The 4 Stages Of The Menstrual Cycle?
It is common for mothers to be concerned, and even confused, about how to talk to their young daughters about periods, period cycle, how it works and, moreover, about how to deal with it and help them too. Read on further to understand how you can teach your daughter about periods; also, how you should deal with it.
What Exactly Happens During The Period Cycle?
Before talking to her, it is important for you to understand the stages in a period cycle –
Pre-Ovulation Phase –
Ovulation Phase –
Premenstrual Phase –
Menstruation Phase –
The lining of the uterus leaves through the vaginal opening. This is called the ‘Period’.
Also read: Why Every Woman Should Own A Pair Of Period Panties?
Talking To Your Daughter
When talking to your daughter about puberty, understand that talking about just periods is not enough; talk openly with her about how puberty will make changes in her body; like breast development, hair growth and more.
Remember that –
Don’t Shy Away From Talking About Periods –
Make It Easy for Her To Understand –
Share Your Own Experience –
Realize That ‘I Don’t Know Is Acceptable –
Never Shrug-Off Any Of Her Concerns –
Don’t simply put-off her concerns as childish or meaningless as this will discourage her from asking you her queries or sharing any of her problems. Talk to her gently about her concerns. You can read about tips to deal with your teen’s puberty fears here.
Sit Down With Her And Talk About The Reproductive System –
It would be helpful for her to understand more about the reproductive system; talk in a language that is appropriate for her age and makes more sense to her. You can buy her Ms P’s Guide For Girls, a fun book that will help he understand her growing body better.
You can also consider gifting her the period starter pack from Adira which has period panties, a fun-educational book on puberty and a lot of other things to make it easy for her.
Gift Your Daughter A Starter Period Pack
Educating your daughter about the stages of the menstrual cycle is an important part of her overall health and well-being. By providing her with accurate and age-appropriate information, you can help her better understand her body and feel empowered to take care of herself.
Additionally, discussing menstrual health openly and honestly can help to reduce the stigma surrounding periods and promote greater awareness and understanding among girls and women.
So, take the time to have these conversations with your daughter and support her as she navigates this important aspect of growing up.
Welcome your daughter into womanhood!
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