August 12th, 2011
What is menstruation?
Menstruation – having periods – is part of the female reproductive cycle that starts when girls become sexually mature at the time of puberty.
During a menstrual period, a woman bleeds from her uterus (womb) via the vagina. This lasts anything from three to seven days. Each period commences approximately every 28 days if the woman does not become pregnant during a given cycle. (more…)