Teen Corner – About Your Period

Q. What is a menstrual period? The female reproductive cycle occurs when girls begin to go through puberty. Menstruation (or “having a period”) is when a girl sheds her uterine lining through the vagina as it exits the body. Menstrual fluid consists of blood, tissue and an unfertilized egg. This process usually begins between the ages of 9-14. The first … Read More