For young adults

You're not alone

Every one of our bodies is unique, so it’s normal for different girls to have their first period at different ages. Don’t panic if you’ve started your period before your friends - or if they’ve started their periods and you haven’t.

We all feel a bit nervous when periods are a new experience. One of the best ways to relax is to work out when your time of the month is due. Use our period predictor. To help remember, write the dates in your calendar or diary.

What does period pain feel like?

What does period pain feel like?

Some girls are perfectly healthy, but can have completely pain-free periods. Or, periods that only bother them a little. For most of us, periods can be uncomfortable - but thankfully, not for too long...

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