When it comes to helping your teen with her periods, one of the most troublesome issues that you may have to face is irregular periods. While most people assume that periods are a regular cycle that occurs on almost a specific date every month, it is not something that happens to everyone. Has your teen been having irregular periods of late and seems worried about it? Do you feel it could be a medical condition, and there may be more to it than just a few dates going here and there? If you are already starting to worry about her irregular periods, read on to know why it happens and what you can do to help your teen.
We respect your privacy. My year-old daughter started menstruating six months ago. My concern is the length of her cycles. She menstruates for one to one and a half weeks at a time!
Here are basic answers to some of the most common questions about menstruation during the early years. Keep in mind that it never hurts to talk to a parent, caregiver, family friend, or a doctor about anything regarding your period that concerns you. If you are having your menstrual period, your body is mature enough for using tampons. While many girls get their first periods between age 12 and 14, you may have your first period at a younger or older age.