We wanted to know more about the first period experience. How does the first period feel today - and how was it before? Does perception change with generations? Who or what educates and how? We asked our community and received more than 4,500 answers.
If you're one of the teen's confidants, our insights might give you some helpful thoughts on conversations about periods and all that entails. You can find even more tips in our article The first period: advice for parents.
We received more than 3,000 responses from our community to this question and categorized the top 5 responses. If you're a teen confidant too, maybe they'll help you have a conversation about their period!
Because we want insecurity, shame and fear to be replaced by security, curiosity and trust.