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The one stop guide to getting your period.

Getting your first period can be exciting – but there are a lot of questions you might be too embarrassed to ask. Like how much will I bleed? Does it hurt? How can I prepare? And what’s the point of a period anyway?

Separating the fact from the fiction, Milli Hill answers everything you need to know – from menstrual cups and period pants, to cramps and hormones. She’ll explain how incredible your body is, what is actually going on each month and why.

With guidance on choosing period products, charting your cycles and preparing a first period kit, alongside profiles of ‘cycle superstars’, such as Amika George, who are working to end period poverty and start open conversations around periods, this book is the complete guide to getting your period.

So find your flow, bust some myths and start to feel proud of your monthly cycle and your truly amazing body!

Reviews

THIS is the book I wish I had been gifted as a child! A must-have for every girl entering womanhood, and as crucial as any biology textbook for every boy too
Onjali Rauf, Author of The Boy in the Back of the Class
This book has a lovely chatty tone that will draw youngsters in and give them all the information that they will need to make sense of their whole cycle... I wish I had access to this book when I was going through puberty
Tessa Venuti Sanderson, Author of Ruby Luna's Moontime
A timely and necessary book to bring periods out of the shadows and much needed period education into the spotlight
Lauren Derrett, Founder of Wear 'Em Out Pads
My Period is perfectly written for girls going through puberty, in a language that they will understand. A no nonsense, essential guide for young girls that explains EVERYTHING they need to know
Marley Hall, Midwife Marley
Lots of great information in this book for kids age 9 to 12, including "How to be a cycle detective". Viva la body literacy!
Lara Briden, Author of The Period Repair
A phenomenal book for everyone who wants or needs to know about periods (which is pretty much all of us!
Dr Chris, Operation Ouch