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Let’s learn about our periods!

Welcome to the world of periods! In this guide, you’ll learn everything there is to know about your period, PMS, and Girl Code: What to do when you have no pads.

If this is your first time learning about periods, this is a great place to start!

By learning more about your period, you will be more prepared for your period and gain a better understanding of the changes going on in your body.

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If you’ve started your period, you’ve probably experienced PMS symptoms, including menstrual cramps.

Learn what the PMS symptoms are and all the ways to deal with cramps.

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The Girl Code is the unwritten rule of always helping out another girl when she needs a pad.

Most girls have been in this predicament before and we all know what that’s like. This is exactly why we have Girl Code!

About Dedy Wong

Dedy is the founder of The Period Blog and creator of The Little Red Kit. Her period is around 30 days long and likes to use pads and tampons -although she has tried just about everything including menstrual cups and period subscription boxes!

17 comments

  1. but what if you have no pad at primary school

  2. Hi Dedy
    I had dry sex with my finance. both of us wore cloths sometimes one of us wore.. Is there any chance to get pregnant.. he never ejaculates on me. but i have severe ache in abdomen. ithink it is because he is on me or another reason plzz confirm my all problems. my last period started on 27 august 2016 n my cylcle is 28 days.

  3. Hi dedy,
    I haven’t started my period yet but I have pads. I am going into middle school in 6 days and I dont thing we will have lockers! 😕 idk what to do. I know we will have pe lockers but they will be by the gym and I am on the other side of the school! What do I do? 😓
    Thanks!
    -Zoey

    • Hi Z!

      You can keep one in your pocket, in your binder, pencil case, or you can always ask your school nurse and they will give you a pad, no questions asked (but if you need help, they can answer your questions too :)). In fact – it will be a good idea to keep multiple on you.

      Your friend,
      -Dedy
      The period Blog

  4. Hi guys im Libby im 13 and i got my first period last month. Three days before my first one i foung clearish white jelly stuff in my pants which i now know is discharge. I fond a very small amount of discharge yesterday and today i was wondering if this meant i would get my period in a few days now? I wasnt sure as people are saying after your first time it dosnt come back for a few months. Please reply…

  5. Hello Deby, my fertile days is on the 11th of April to 17th of April and i had unprotected sex with my husband on the 11th to 13th April before my ovulation (15th of April). can i be possibly be pregnant? Kindly assist, Thanks.

  6. hello
    I always have my periods on the 6th or 7th of each.it is difficult for me to know i have a 28 or 30days period. please help me. Thanks

  7. Eddah Chebet Cheruiyot

    Hi.
    Do you have a calendar showing all the safe days in a circle? I have been using jadelle and I gained alot of weight so I decided to remove it. Now I want to stop using all family planning methods. Kindly assist

  8. Hi.. Thanks a lot for the simplification. After so many years of trying to understand how to calculate this (totally resigned to & depended on using my body chemistry to run and am in my mid 30s), I finally get it in plain simple English. Kudos!

  9. hello,i saw my period on the 24th of july and i have not seen it this month.before the 24th of july i did not see it in june.i am having irregular period what do i do?

    • Hi Uche,

      I would just keep waiting… it is possible your menstrual cycle is longer than 30 days. You will have to have more than 2 consistent periods to start establishing a pattern. The first couple years may be a little irregular so that is normal.

      Your friend,
      -Dedy
      The Period Blog

  10. Hello Dedy, you’ve got a ton of information out there on girl stuffs,I hope girls out there can visit your blog and read your informative posts. I’m just starting a blog like yours – futib.com and do hope to share resources necessary to maintain the V health.

    • Hi Olabode,

      Thanks so much for your comment! I wish you success and luck with your blog. It looks like you have some great blog posts up already. Thanks for sharing vagina-positive health resources!

      xoxo,
      -Dedy

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