Everything a Girl Needs to Know About Her Periods

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A book that will help young women prepare for—and cope with—menstruation. Parents, advisors, and young women who have seen this book agree that its contemporary design and down-to-earth text make it as appealing as it is instructive.
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Overview

A book that will help young women prepare for—and cope with—menstruation. Parents, advisors, and young women who have seen this book agree that its contemporary design and down-to-earth text make it as appealing as it is instructive.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569065556
  • Publisher: Sellers Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/2003
  • Pages: 143
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 6.26 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

How to use this book 6
Section 1 Body basics
You have your first period when... 8
The first period--the signals 10
The first period--more signals 12
Why you have a period 14
What starts my periods? 16
The two big hormones 18
From childhood to puberty: the outer signs 20
From childhood to puberty: the inside story 22
From childhood to puberty: more on the inside story 24
Periods are good for you 26
Your first period 28
Section 2 Day-by-day
The whole month day-by-day 30
Days 1&2 32
Days 3&4 38
Days 5 to 7 44
Days 8&9 50
Days 10 to 12 56
Days 13&14 62
Days 15&16 68
Days 17 to 20 74
Days 21&22 80
Days 23&24 86
Days 25&26 96
Days 27&28 104
Keeping a record 112
Section 3 Help!
Help! answers to your questions 116
How many periods will I have? 118
My periods aren't regular 119
What if I don't have a period? 120
My periods are too heavy 122
What should I wear--a tampon or a pad? 124
How do I use a pad? 126
How do I use a tampon? 128
What can I do to relieve cramps? 130
What should I eat? 132
What if I'm a vegetarian? 134
Food chart 136
What's an internal exam? 138
Words, words, words, a glossary 140
Index 142
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