WONDERING HOW BIRTH CONTROL CAN AFFECT YOUR PERIOD?
YOUR BODY, YOUR PERIOD
Getting your period, also called menstruation or menstrual bleeding, is completely natural. The lining of your womb thickens before every period and is shed every month when an egg is not implanted for pregnancy learn more here.
Everyone experiences their period differently; how often it happens, how long it lasts, how light or heavy it is, and whether it comes with discomfort can vary greatly from person to person. Anywhere from 3 to 8 days is considered a ‘normal’ period length. Knowing your period can help you understand when something isn’t quite right, or when you need to ask for your doctor’s advice.
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Is It Okay?
Everyone experiences their period differently. It’s ok to do what makes you feel comfortable with it.
This may be a taboo for some, but periods are natural and nothing to be ashamed of. It’s important that you learn yours, so you can spot when something doesn’t feel right.