MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Menstrual Health Education: How and why to make it better

Menstrual Health Education: How and why to make it better

Peggy Stubbs and Evelina Sterling advocate for comprehensive menstrual education For nearly forty years, the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (SMCR) has been promoting the perspective that the menstrual cycle is central to girls’ and women’s overall health. But this connection seems to be nearly invisible to the public, and even in the public health arena. A recent informal, but...
What happens when a seven-year-old gets her period?

What happens when a seven-year-old gets her period?

Guest Post by Suzan Hutchinson Do you remember being seven years old? Engage your imagination for a few minutes and try re-entering your seven-year-old world. Remember what fun life was. Recall what grade you were in, and what you enjoyed about school. Reconnect with your friends and with a few special memories. Photo provided by Suzan Hutchinson Menarche is not...
#Menstruationmatters and it starts with menarche

#Menstruationmatters and it starts with menarche

It’s Menarche Month at re: Cycling Menarche (mə-NAR-kee) refers to the first menstrual bleeding or period, the onset of menstruation. This month at re: Cycling we will explore menarche from many points of view. I think how we talk with our daughters and other important girls in our lives when they get their first periods truly will influence their experience...
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