Ever wondered what goes on down below? Don't worry, Kotex® is here to guide you on everything you need to know from your first period to caring for a healthy V-zone
During puberty, as you move from a child to an adult, your body will start to go through many physical changes.
What To Expect From Your First Period
You can get your period when you are as young as 8 or as old as 16. Most girls get their first period around the ages of 12 or 13
Maintaining A Healthy Vagina
Maintaining a healthy vagina inside and out is a good way to keep yourself healthy.
Female Reproductive System
Changes on the outside are directly related to what’s happening on the inside.
Your breasts will develop at different times for different body types; you may have noticed some of the girls at school starting to wear bras, if so, chances are your breasts are developing too.
Your First Period
One of the biggest steps you will take in your amazing journey from girl to woman is the first time you get your period.
The most common period symptom is the pain in your abdomen, back or thighs that is caused by menstrual cramps.
Late Menstrual Cycle
Waiting for your first period can be a stressful time for some girls – it helps to be prepared with all the relevant facts.
Hepatitis B (or Hep B) is a very serious and incurable virus that causes inflammation of the liver.
You may experience a dull ache right below the stomach and around the lower back just before, or during, your period.
Preparing For Your First Period
If you don't want to be caught unawares by your first period it's best to have a few things on hand